Most Popular Polish-Language Feature Films
Anna, a young novitiate nun in 1960s Poland, is on the verge of taking her vows when she discovers a dark family secret dating back to the years of the Nazi occupation. Dir: Pawel Pawlikowski With: Agata Kulesza, Agata Trzebuchowska, Dawid Ogrodnik Drama 80 mins.
After suffering extreme humiliation at school, Dominik holes himself up in his room and begins spending all his time in a virtual reality chat room. Dir: Jan Komasa With: Jakub Gierszal, Roma Gasiorowska, Agata Kulesza Drama | Thriller 110 mins.
Three Colors: White
Second of a trilogy of films dealing with contemporary French society shows a Polish immigrant who wants to get even with his former wife. Dir: Krzysztof Kieslowski With: Zbigniew Zamachowski, Julie Delpy, Janusz Gajos Comedy | Drama | Mystery | Romance 91 mins.
The most spectacular Polish spy of the Cold War era, colonel Ryszard Kuklinski, informs Americans about the communist block's top secrets in the face of the upcoming martial law. Dir: Wladyslaw Pasikowski With: Marcin Dorocinski, Maja Ostaszewska, Patrick Wilson Action | Biography | Crime | Drama | Mystery 128 mins.
An examination of the Soviet slaughter of thousands of Polish officers and citizens in the Katyn forest in 1940. Dir: Andrzej Wajda With: Andrzej Chyra, Maja Ostaszewska, Artur Zmijewski Drama | History | War 122 mins.
Knife in the Water
On their way to a sailing trip, an aging husband and wife invite along an emphatic young hitchhiker out of sheer patronization. Dir: Roman Polanski With: Leon Niemczyk, Jolanta Umecka, Zygmunt Malanowicz Drama 94 mins.
As an aging woman married to a workaholic doctor by chance meets a young man who makes her feel young again. All of this is films by a director making a film about her which cuts in and out of the on camera and off camera drama. Dir: Andrzej Wajda With: Krystyna Janda, Pawel Szajda, Jan Englert 85 mins.
In the Name Of
Adam is a Catholic priest who discovered his calling as a servant of God at the relatively late age of 21... Dir: Malgorzata Szumowska With: Andrzej Chyra, Mateusz Kosciukiewicz, Lukasz Simlat Drama | Thriller 102 mins.
The story of a young man discovering his homosexuality, while his girlfriend tries to cling onto him. Dir: Tomasz Wasilewski With: Mateusz Banasiuk, Marta Nieradkiewicz, Bartosz Gelner Drama | Romance 93 mins.
A dramatization of one man's rescue of Jewish refugees in the Nazi-occupied Polish city of Lvov. Dir: Agnieszka Holland With: Robert Wieckiewicz, Benno Fürmann, Agnieszka Grochowska Drama | War 145 mins.