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Roman Baranowicz in Big Shar

Big Shar

1983 NR

Using marked cards, inexperienced hustler Jurek (Andrzej Pieczynski) challenges infamous card shark Big Shar (Jan Nowicki), but the amateur cheater loses anyway. Attempting to revive his lust for the game, the aging gambler agrees to mentor young Jurek and share his winning secrets. And so begins an improbable alliance as the two crooks set out to con their way to big money in this Polish drama from director Sylwester Checinski.