- 1h 58min
- Directed by: Andrzej Wajda
- Written by: Andrzej Mularczyk (novel), Andrzej Wajda, Przemysław Nowakowski
- Cast: Maja Ostaszewska, Danuta Stenka, Artur Żmijewski, Paweł Małaszyński
- Language: Polish, Russian, German
- Website: www.postmortem.netino.pl
Veteran Polish filmmaker Wajda examines the 1940 Soviet slaughter of thousands of Polish officers and citizens in the Katyn Forest through the eyes of officer Andrzej (Zmijewski) and his wife Anna (Ostaszewska), with sensitivity and a very particular Polish humanism.
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Katyn25 Jun 2009
The secret 1940 execution of 22,000 Polish POW and other patriotic citizens and its legacy is examined in this multi-thread historical drama from veteran Polish filmmaker Andrej Wajda (Danton, Man of Iron, Ashes and Diamonds). Shortly after Germany’s…
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