Andrzej Wajda

Katyn
7.1

Katyn

2007

Katyn

An examination of the Soviet slaughter of thousands of Polish officers and citizens in the Katyn forest in 1940.
The Revenge
5.6

The Revenge

A winter day at a Polish castle, half owned by a fatalistic notary and half by a volcanic old soldier's niece. The old soldier, Cupbearer, and the notary are sworn enemies, which may doom the love between the niece, Klara, and the notary's son, Waclaw. On this day, the tongue-tied Cupbearer asks a braggart courtier, Papkin, to sue on his ...
Pan Tadeusz
6.1

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 Mickiewicz, this story follows two feuding Polish families as they overcome their old conflicts and petty lives. However, they are able to unite as one with their patriotic and rebellious efforts to free the country they deeply love ...
Miss Nobody
5.9

Miss Nobody

A devout Catholic peasant girl is corrupted by two new friends when her family moves to the city. An allegory of traditional Polish values under threat from materialism and decadence in the post-Communist era.
Holy Week
0

Holy Week

During the Nazi era, a Jewish woman on the run takes a trolley which passes near the Warsaw ghetto, where the uprising battle is taking place, and some passengers are struck by stray bullets. They take temporary refuge in an empty building, and there she has a chance meeting with her ex-fiancé. He offers to put her up--that is, hide ...
Korczak
7.5

Korczak

The story of Polish pedagogue Janusz Korczak and his dedication to protecting Jewish orphans during the war.