Ashes and Diamonds (Popiol I Diament)

Ashes and Diamonds (Popiol I Diament)
  • 1958
  • Poland
  • 1h 45min
  • 18
  • Directed by: Andrzej Wajda
  • Cast: Zbigniew Cybulski, Ewa Krzyzewska, Waclaw Zastrzezynski

Maciek (Cybulski), a young Resistance fighter, is ordered to kill Szczuka, a Communist district leader, on the last day of World War II. Though killing has been easy for him in the past, Szczuka was a fellow soldier, and Maciek must decide whether to follow his orders. One of Wajda's very best films, a gift to post war Polish cinema.

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