The Gorgon Case (1977, Poland)

Original title: Sprawa Gorgonowej

courtroom dramasfamily secretsmurder plotpolice investigationtrue crime stories

Running time: 135 minutes

Language: Polish

In 1931, just before the New Year, in a house of architect Henryk Zaremba scream rips the night. The daughter of Zaremba is found killed in her bedroom, obviously killed with a pickaxe. The police arrives and starts the investigation. Rita Gorgonova, the governess of the girl and also lover of Zaremba becomes the main suspect.

Film based on real events - investigation and court trials of the most famous pre-war Polish murder case. Despite being historically accurate the movie is both involving and entertaining since the case was simple on the surface, but very complicated in details.

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Our rating

6.8 / 10

Movie value

7 / 10

Realism factor

4 / 5

Adventure factor

2 / 5

Story complexity

4 / 5

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Creators of The Gorgon Case

Janusz Majewski films

Janusz Majewski


Janusz Majewski films

Janusz Majewski


Boleslaw Michalek films

Boleslaw Michalek


Cast of The Gorgon Case

Ewa Dalkowska films

Ewa Dalkowska

as Rita Gorgonova

Roman Wilhelmi films

Roman Wilhelmi

as Henryk Zaremba

Aleksander Bardini films

Aleksander Bardini

as Maurycy Axer

Mariusz Dmochowski films

Mariusz Dmochowski

as Krynicki

Andrzej Lapicki films

Andrzej Lapicki

as Kulczycki

Jan Englert films

Jan Englert

as Officer Respond

Wojciech Pszoniak films

Wojciech Pszoniak

as Professor

Andrzej Szczepkowski films

Andrzej Szczepkowski

as Attorney

Stefan Friedmann films

Stefan Friedmann

as Reporter

Edmund Fetting films

Edmund Fetting

as Inspector Piatkiewicz

Marek Kondrat films

Marek Kondrat

as Czaykowski

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