Co mi zrobisz jak mnie zlapiesz (1978)


Co mi zrobisz jak mnie zlapiesz (1978)

What Will You Do When You Catch Me? is a parody of comunist times in Poland. A state-owned company director is having an afair during his delegation. Later on, his mistress turns out to be the daughter of a Communist party bigwig and pregnant. He knows he'll have to marry her to save his reputation and his job. But divorce is never simple...
IMDb   7.6 /10
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Director Stanislaw Bareja
Writer Stanislaw Bareja
Writer Stanislaw Tym
Release Date1978-12-07
Runtime1h 39min
Content Rating
CompanyZespol Filmowy "Pryzmat"
LanguagePolish, Hungarian, Bulgarian
Director Tadeusz Krzakoskias Director Tadeusz Krzakoski
Photographer Roman Ferdeas Photographer Roman Ferde
Tadek Dudalaas Tadek Dudala…
Anna Krzakowskaas Anna Krzakowska
Danusiaas Danusia
Doctoras Doctor
Damian Damiecki
Damian Damiecki
Truck Driveras Truck Driver
Kazioas Kazio
Andrzej Fedorowicz
Andrzej Fedorowicz
Mrugalaas Mrugala
Workeras Worker
Supermarket Manageras Supermarket Manager
Mechanicas Mechanic
Workeras Worker
Engineer Henryk Kwasniewskias Engineer Henryk Kwasniewski
Peasantas Peasant
Wojciech Siemion
Wojciech Siemion
Tradesmanas Tradesman
Charwomanas Charwoman

What Will You Do When You Catch Me?

What Will You Do When You Catch Me? is the English title of Co mi zrobisz, jak mnie złapiesz? a Polish comedy film released in 1978, directed by Stanisław Bareja.

What Will You Do shares many themes in common with Bareja's other comedies, especially Teddy Bear, with an emphasis on the sheer absurdity of life under Communism. The plot is very convoluted similarly to other Bareja's screwball comedies and includes many interconnected storylines as well as scenes from day to day lives of hapless citizens of Warsaw.


The main plot line revolves around Tadeusz Krzakoski (Krzysztof Kowalewski) director of a failing state-owned company. When his mistress, a daughter of a Communist party bigwig, announces that she's pregnant Tadeusz knows that in order to save his reputation and his job he needs to marry her. But as he is already married he tries to engineer a plot to get divorced quickly.


  • Krzysztof Kowalewski - Tadeusz Krzakoski
  • Bronisław Pawlik - Roman Ferde
  • Stanisław Tym - Tadek Dudala / Szymek
  • Ewa Wiśniewska - Anna Krzakoska
  • Ewa Ziętek - Danusia
  • Andrzej Fedorowicz - Mrugala
  • Stefan Friedmann - Worker
  • Janusz Gajos – Supermarket Manager
  • Zdzisław Maklakiewicz – Father
  • Zofia Merle - Krzakoski's Servant
  • Stanisław Gawlik - Stefan Kołodziej