|Richard Brzostek - 12/29/2008
"Ajlawju" is a cute "Polishized" spelling of "I Love You." It is part of director Marek Koterski's "trilogy," which also includes the films "Nothing Funny" and "Day of Wacko." I call it a "trilogy" because many of the same names, jokes, and themes from the other two movies are also in this one, but they are not sequential or have any other real connection.
"Ajlawju" is a romance, as well as a comedy. It really is a love story, but one about a couple that has many problems in getting along. The many aspects of being madly in love make up much of the humor of the movie. If you ever experienced or saw a man go ballistic for his woman being late 15 minutes, you might enjoy the humor in the film.
My favorite part in the movie was when Adas (Cezary Pazura) visits Chicago, which at times reminds him of Lodz. The entire sequence is hilarious and I absolutely love this part of the movie. His thoughts and madness are shared with all of those around him, if they like it or not.
The film is very vulgar, but the subtitles do not catch it all so if you are not fluent in Polish, you might not take the film as being as vulgar as it really is. I really should also mention that Katarzyna Figura really does stand out for her fantastic acting in the film. If you enjoyed the other parts of the "trilogy" or enjoy adult humor, then "Ajlawju" is worth watching.
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