Amok

1999, 100 min.

Amok (1999)

Production

Director Natalia Koryncka-Gruz
Screenplay Natalia Koryncka-Gruz, Robert Brutter
Cinematography Zdzislaw Najda
Music Michal Lorenc
Art Direction Wojtek Batiak
Producer(s) Witold Beres

Cast

Max Miroslaw Baka
Maciek Rafal Mackowiak
Julia Magdalena Cielecka
Ewa Ewa Gorzelak

Story

Drama about the attitudes towards today’s strongest temptation, the fetish, or even idol, money. A young reporter is to investigate and report on players on the Warsaw Stock Exchange. Once he comes in contact with this special world, be finds himself fascinated by its colorful characters, and the seductive power of making ever larger amounts of money. Imperceptibly, he begins to fall into a “Frenzy”, a state in which acquiring unimaginably huge sums of money, becomes his sole purpose in life, eclipsing all others, eliminating all feelings, including love, friendship and loyalty. He soon learns the high price he will have to pay.