A Short Film About Love (1988)

Genres - Drama  |   Sub-Genres - Psychological Drama, Urban Drama, Romantic Drama  |   Run Time - 86 min.  |   Countries - Poland  |  
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In this ironic Polish seriocomedy, Tomek (Olaf Lubaszenko), a young shy postal worker, worships Magda (Grazyna Szapolowska) from afar -- literally, peering at her through spyglasses. She shatters his illusions about pure, ideal love by stating matter-of-factly that she believes only in sex. Despondent, he tries to forget her, and when this fails, he attempts to kill himself. Upon recovering from his botched suicide, Tomek is amazed to learn that Magda has become hopelessly infatuated with him.

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love, peeping-tom, postal-worker, suicide, romance