Andrzej Wajda

Katyn
7.0

Katyn

Sep. 21, 2007

Katyn

An examination of the Soviet slaughter of thousands of Polish officers and citizens in the Katyn forest in 1940.
Pan Tadeusz
6.0

Pan Tadeusz

Oct. 18, 1999

Pan Tadeusz

A grand and patriotic tale of Poland’s struggle for freedom just before Napoleon’s war with Russia. Written in poetic style by Adam ...
The Ring with a Crowned Eagle
5.7

The Ring with a Crowned Eagle

A Polish Resistance fighter who survived the Nazi years cannot accept the new Communist power.
The French as Seen by…
6.4

The French as Seen by…

In 1988, the Figaro magazine asked to a few famous directors a series of short movies, to celebrate the 10 years of the revue. The thematic : The ...
The Ashes
7.0

The Ashes

Sep. 25, 1965

The Ashes

Set in the time of Napoleon wars, shows how the wars swept over the unfortunate Polish country at the beginning of the XIX-th century. Story ...
Lotna
6.1

Lotna

Apr. 01, 1959

Lotna

Set in the beginning of Wold War II, when the Polish cavalry still fought with lances against German troops. LOTNA is about a white thoroughbred ...
Ashes and Diamonds
7.8

Ashes and Diamonds

Oct. 03, 1958

Ashes and Diamonds

It’s May 1945, and Nazi Germany has just surrendered. The war is over, but not in Poland. As the German soldiers vacate, the remaining ...
Kanal
7.9

Kanal

Apr. 20, 1957

Kanal

During the last few days of the Warsaw Uprising following World War II, a modest group of Resistance members remains. The band must take refuge ...
A Generation
7.1

A Generation

Jan. 26, 1955

A Generation

Stach is a wayward teen living in squalor on the outskirts of Nazi-occupied Warsaw. Guided by an avuncular Communist organizer, he is introduced ...