Knife in the Water (1962)

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On their way to an afternoon on the lake, husband and wife Andrzej and Krystyna nearly run over a young hitchhiker. Inviting the young man onto the boat with them, Andrzej begins to subtly torment him; the hitchhiker responds by making overtures toward Krystyna. When the hitchhiker is accidentally knocked overboard, the husband's panic results in unexpected consequences. This was the first feature directed by Roman Polanski.

Rotten Tomatoes: Fresh 100% / Audience 85%

Rated Unrated,  1 hr 34 mins

GENRES
Drama
DIRECTION
Roman Polanski
CAST
Leon Niemczyk  •  Jolanta Umecka  •  Roman Polanski  •  Zygmunt Malanowicz

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CAST & CHARACTERS
Leon Niemczyk Andrzej
Jolanta Umecka Krystyna
Roman Polanski Young Boy (voice)
Zygmunt Malanowicz Young Boy
Anna Ciepielewska Krystyna (voice)