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Know the Cast: ‘In for a Murder’

In for a Murder Cast - Every Performer and Character in the Netflix Movie (W jak morderstwo)

The In for a Murder cast features Anna Smolowik, Pawel Domagala and Szymon Bobrowski. This info article contains minor spoilers for Piotr Mularuk’s Polish Netflix movie (W jak morderstwo). Check out Vague Visages’ Know the Cast section for more streaming guides.

In for a Murder takes place in Podkowa Leśna, a town near Warsaw, Poland. Veterinarian Magda Borowska finds a female corpse and investigates a possible connection to her missing friend. In the process, she learns that her husband had an affair with a young woman with ties to a powerful businessman and a popular politician. Meanwhile, a local police commissioner begins his first murder case. Here’s every main performer and character in the Netflix movie In for a Murder.

In for a Murder Cast: Anna Smolowik as Magda Borowska

In for a Murder Cast - Anna Smolowik as Magda Borowska

Character Profile: A veterinarian who discovers a dead body. She investigates the case and its connection to her missing friend. Magda teams up with a former love interest while dealing with a broken marriage.

Smolowik’s Resume: Tereska in Blondynka (2013-20), Julia Sienkiewicz in Druga szansa (2016), Kaja Szewczyk in Diagnoza (2017-18), Zuza in Czarna owca (2021), Ilona in Squared Love (2021)

In for a Murder Cast: Pawel Domagala as Jacek Sikora

In for a Murder Cast - Pawel Domagala as Jacek Sikora

Character Profile: A police commissioner with zero experience investigating murders. He had romantic feelings for Magda before her marriage. Jacek initially comes across as the archetypal bumbling cop yet reveals a different side as the narrative progresses.

Domagala’s Resume: Ferdek in The Last Action (2009), Tomek in 80 Millions (2011), Krzysztof Malecki in O mnie sie nie martw (2014-20), Igor Szot in Druga szansa (2016-17), Marcys Galecki in Exterminator (2018)

In for a Murder Cast: Szymon Bobrowski as Jaroslaw Czerwinski

In for a Murder Cast - Szymon Bobrowski as Jaroslaw Czerwinski

Character Profile: A business who contributes money to a politician named Bruno Szeliga. He has a young girlfriend who is familiar with Magda’s husband. Jaroslaw is one of the main suspects.

Bobrowski’s Resume: Hubert Kozinski in Na dobre i na zle (2003-05), Marcel Jaworski in Twarza w twarz (2007), Krzysztof Tarkowski in Instynkt (2011), Bronek in Krew z krwi (2012-15), Artur Zelazny in The Disappearance (2018-)

In for a Murder Cast: Piotr Adamczyk as Robert Mazur

In for a Murder Cast - Piotr Adamczyk as Robert Mazur

Character Profile: A psychic and therapist. He refuses to help Magda for financial reasons. Robert hides a big secret about his professional motivations.

Adamczyk’s Resume: Fryderyk Chopin in Chopin: Desire for Love (2002), Karol Wojtyla in Karol, un uomo diventato Papa (2005), Janek Kowalski in Mayday (2020), Sergei Orestovich Nikulov in For All Mankind (2021-), Tomas in Hawkeye (2021)

In for a Murder Cast: Dorota Segda as Barbara Szeliga

In for a Murder Cast - Dorota Segda as Barbara Szeliga

Character Profile: The wife of a politician. She pretends not to know about her husband’s business affairs. Barbara makes a fateful decision after being disrespected in her own home.

Segda’s Resume: Dóra/Lili /Anya in My Twentieth Century (1989), Magda in Taranthriller (1997), Dorota in Show (2003), Danuta Sliwinska in Barwy szczescia (2008-12), Irena in Echo serca (2019-20)

In for a Murder Cast: Rafal Królikowski as Bruno Szeliga

In for a Murder Cast - Rafal Królikowski as Bruno Szeliga

Character Profile: A businessman and philanthropist running for a senate position. He receives financial contributions from his horse racing pal Czerwinski. Bruno is a central figure in the murder mystery.

Królikowski’s Resume: Konrad Badecki in M jak milosc (2001-02), Waclaw Milczek in The Revenge (2002), Jakub Zeit in Druga szansa 92016-18), General Stanislaw Tatar in The Resistance Fighter (2019), Marek Krawczynski in Code Name: Challenge (2020)

In for a Murder Cast: Przemyslaw Stippa as Tomasz Borowski

In for a Murder Cast - Przemyslaw Stippa as Tomasz Borowski

Character Profile: Magda’s husband of 15 years. He makes patronizing remarks to his wife and doesn’t take her seriously as a professional. Tomasz has an affair with Czerwinski’s girlfriend.

Stippa’s Resume: Marcin in Plebania (2004-05), Wladek Cieslak in Barwy szczescia (2009-), Robert Matysek in Lesniczówka (2018-), Henryk Szaro in Bodo (2016), Sachs in Pilsudski (2019)

In for a Murder Cast: Jacek Knap as Doctor Walczak

In for a Murder Cast - Jacek Knap as Doctor Walczak

Character Profile: Magda’s veterinarian. He drives a motorcycle and displays kind behavior. Dr. Walczak is positioned as a potential love interest for Magda.

Knap’s Resume: Ksawery Wilski in Wojenne dziewczyny (2018), Lector in Love Is Everthing (2018), Marek Kulesza in Zawsze warto (2019-20), Andrzej in Squared Love (2021), Mateusz Ostrowski in Second Half (2021)

In for a Murder Cast: Emma Giegzno as Weronika Bielecka

In for a Murder Cast - Emma Giegzno as Weronika Bielecka

Character Profile: Magda’s friend who disappeared in the past after meeting Czerwinski and Bruno. Weronika’s fate is revealed in the third act.

Giegzno’s Resume: Princess Alexandra of Lithuania in The Teacher (2017), Sonia in Underdog (2019), Princess Alexandra of Lithuania in The Crown of the Kings (2019-20), Jola Polkowska in Szadz (2020-), Natka in Locked in a Loveshack (2021)

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The In for a Murder cast also includes Jowita Budnik (Saviour Square, Doll), Przemyslaw Bluszcz (Down the Colourful Hill, The Crown Witness), Olga Sarzynska (Cien, The Getaway King),  Sandra Herbich (M jak milosc, Mayday) and Jakub Kamienski (Pierwsza milosc, Struggle for Life).

Q.V. Hough (@QVHough) is Vague Visages’ founding editor.

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