The Prisoner (1991)

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    United Kingdom Poland

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    Non Fiction


Using only sounds, pictures and music, with no words, tells the story of how Jurek Orlowski, a convicted burglar who has no arms, survives in prison. He eats, he walks around the yard, he cleans, he looks out of the window, he draws. Through his painting, he wins special privileges and is eventually set free to return to his home town. He keeps drawing. Then one day, the drawing goes wrong...

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