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White Soup (2003)
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White Soup (2003)
Original name: Zurek
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: Poland
Duration: 72 min.
Story: The dramatic story of a woman's struggle to discover the identity of her grandchild's father. The grandmother becomes obsessed with discovering the identity of the man who fathered her daughter's child.The naive daughter is of little help with her mother with the search, which turns into a dangerous journey, filled with unexpected events. The mother is forced to face and overcome her own dark secrets and deepest fears, and her struggles provide her daughter with a new sense of hope and understanding of her own life.
Style: sincere, humorous, captivating
Plot: search for father, soldier, poverty, provincial life, mother, oath, christmas, winter, border, railway, baptism, baby, village life, bus, daughter, grave, attempted rape, teenage mother, missing father, false memory

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