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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 82 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.
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.
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.
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 story of love, friendship and the pursuit of adventure during the bloody and brutal reality of the 1944 Warsaw Uprising. Dir: Jan Komasa With: Józef Pawlowski, Zofia Wichlacz, Anna Próchniak Drama | War 130 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.
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 adventures of Geralt of Rivea, "The Witcher". Dir: Marek Brodzki With: Michal Zebrowski, Olaf Lubaszenko, Tomasz Sapryk Adventure | Fantasy 130 mins.
Witek runs after a train. Three variations follow on how such a seemingly banal incident could influence the rest of Witek's life. Dir: Krzysztof Kieslowski With: Boguslaw Linda, Tadeusz Lomnicki, Zbigniew Zapasiewicz Drama 114 mins.
A Short Film About Killing
The plot couldn't be simpler or its attack on capital punishment (and the act of killing in general) more direct - a senseless... Dir: Krzysztof Kieslowski With: Miroslaw Baka, Krzysztof Globisz, Jan Tesarz Crime | Drama 84 mins.
Three German tales of love, sex and death in Berlin from Germany's most shocking directors. Dir: Jörg Buttgereit, Michal Kosakowski With: Lola Gave, Axel Holst, Michael Zenner Action | Fantasy | Horror | Mystery 112 mins.
A Polish man who returns home after the death of his father unearths a secret about the now-deceased Jewish residents of his village. Dir: Wladyslaw Pasikowski With: Maciej Stuhr, Ireneusz Czop, Zbigniew Zamachowski Drama | Thriller 107 mins.
The early career of cardiac surgeon Zbigniew Religa. Despite harsh reality of the 1980s Poland, he successfully leads a team of doctors to the country's first human heart transplantation. Dir: Lukasz Palkowski With: Tomasz Kot, Piotr Glowacki, Szymon Piotr Warszawski Biography | Drama 120 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.
A Short Film About Love
An innocent virgin spies on his frontal neighbor and falls in love with her, thus starts using tricks on her which he hopes will lead to them meeting. Dir: Krzysztof Kieslowski With: Grazyna Szapolowska, Olaf Lubaszenko, Stefania Iwinska Drama | Romance 86 mins.
The Saragossa Manuscript
Upon finding a book that relates his grandfather's story, an officer ventures through Spain meeting a wide array of characters, most of whom have a story of their own to tell. Dir: Wojciech Has With: Zbigniew Cybulski, Iga Cembrzynska, Elzbieta Czyzewska Adventure | Drama | Fantasy | Mystery 182 mins.
It's 1982: Poland is under martial law, and Solidarity is banned. Ulla, a translator working on Orwell... Dir: Krzysztof Kieslowski With: Grazyna Szapolowska, Maria Pakulnis, Aleksander Bardini Drama 109 mins.
An aging woman married to a workaholic doctor meets a young man who makes her feel young again. While having a swim in the river, the man drowns, which causes Marta to reexamine her life. Dir: Andrzej Wajda With: Krystyna Janda, Pawel Szajda, Jan Englert Drama 85 mins.
A symbolic depiction of hell on Earth, set in the last days of the Warsaw uprising in 1944. Lieutenant... Dir: Andrzej Wajda With: Teresa Izewska, Tadeusz Janczar, Wienczyslaw Glinski Drama | War 91 mins.
Ashes and Diamonds
During the German occupation noble, bourgeois and worker's partisan groups lived in peace with another. On the first day of freedom they start to fight each other. In these fights is weaved a most tender love story. Dir: Andrzej Wajda With: Zbigniew Cybulski, Waclaw Zastrzezynski, Adam Pawlikowski Drama | War 103 mins.
The Hourglass Sanatorium
Set in pre- World War II era. A young man is on a strange train to see his dying father in a sanatorium... Dir: Wojciech Has With: Jan Nowicki, Tadeusz Kondrat, Irena Orska Drama | Fantasy 124 mins.
Dir: Michal Otlowski With: Jowita Budnik, Sebastian Fabijanski, Mariusz Bonaszewski Crime
Marek, the main character of "Palimpsest," is a police inspector, a man on the verge of psychological disintegration trying to solve an intricate case... Dir: Konrad Niewolski With: Andrzej Chyra, Magdalena Cielecka, Robert Gonera Thriller 85 mins.
In a future world, young people are increasingly becoming addicted to an illegal (and potentially deadly) battle simulation game called Avalon... Dir: Mamoru Oshii With: Malgorzata Foremniak, Wladyslaw Kowalski, Jerzy Gudejko Action | Drama | Fantasy | Sci-Fi | Thriller 107 mins.
Man of Iron
A worker becomes a "man of iron" forged by experience, a son comes to terms with his father, a couple fall in love... Dir: Andrzej Wajda With: Jerzy Radziwilowicz, Krystyna Janda, Marian Opania Drama | History 153 mins.
A busy attorney, worried that his anorexic daughter Olga might try to harm herself, since she's still grieving over her recently deceased mother, sends her to see a psychiatrist, Anna, who's dealing with her own loss in an unusual way. Dir: Malgorzata Szumowska With: Janusz Gajos, Maja Ostaszewska, Justyna Suwala Comedy | Drama 90 mins.
Filip buys an eight-millimetre movie camera when his first child is born. Because it's the first camera in town... Dir: Krzysztof Kieslowski With: Jerzy Stuhr, Malgorzata Zabkowska, Ewa Pokas Drama 117 mins.
During the 1655 war between Protestant Sweden and Catholic Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth some Polish-Lithuanian nobles side with Swedish king Charles X Gustav while others side with the Polish king Jan Kazimierz. Dir: Jerzy Hoffman With: Daniel Olbrychski, Malgorzata Braunek, Tadeusz Lomnicki Adventure | History | Romance | War 315 mins.
In the Shadow
In the former Czechoslovakia, 1950s, police captain Hakl investigates a jewelery robbery. An opened safe deposit leads to a known burglar... Dir: David Ondrícek With: Ivan Trojan, Sebastian Koch, Sona Norisová Crime | Drama | Thriller 106 mins.
Set in Warsaw in 1930's. After six years in jail, framed for bank robbery by an accomplice, the legendary Kwinto has only revenge on his mind... Dir: Juliusz Machulski With: Jan Machulski, Leonard Pietraszak, Witold Pyrkosz Comedy | Crime 108 mins.
Life Feels Good
The story of a boy suffering from cerebral palsy and his troubled growing up during Poland's transition in the 1980s and 90s. Dir: Maciej Pieprzyca With: Dawid Ogrodnik, Dorota Kolak, Arkadiusz Jakubik Drama 112 mins.
On the Silver Globe
A small group of cosmic explorers, including a woman, leaves Earth to find freedom and start a new civilization... Dir: Andrzej Zulawski With: Andrzej Seweryn, Jerzy Trela, Grazyna Dylag Adventure | Fantasy | Sci-Fi 166 mins.
Stones for the Rampart
Based on a well-known Polish novel with the same title the movie re-tells a true life story of a group... Dir: Robert Glinski With: Tomasz Zietek, Marcel Sabat, Kamil Szeptycki Drama | War 111 mins.
The Promised Land
At the turn of the century, Lodz, Poland was a quick-paced manufacturing center for textiles, replete... Dir: Andrzej Wajda With: Daniel Olbrychski, Wojciech Pszoniak, Andrzej Seweryn Drama 179 mins.
Leon, the 40-year-old former soldier who is an alcoholic now, gets a job as a bodyguard. His duty is to take care of one of the Mafia leader's daughters. His problems begin when he falls in love with the 16-year-old girl. Dir: Maciej Slesicki With: Boguslaw Linda, Agnieszka Wlodarczyk, Cezary Pazura Action | Crime | Drama | Romance 110 mins.
The Mighty Angel
Jerzy is a celebrity writer and a chronic alcoholic who camouflages his drinking problem with his wits and charm. As a frequent visitor of the rehab center, he meets fellow addicts from all walks of life and social backgrounds. Dir: Wojciech Smarzowski With: Robert Wieckiewicz, Julia Kijowska, Adam Woronowicz Drama 110 mins.
Imagine that you have the power to decide on people's lives. Who would you condemned, and whom he saved... Dir: Eugeniusz Korin With: Michal Zebrowski, Daniel Olbrychski, Andrzej Seweryn Action | Crime | Thriller 133 mins.
Love and Dance
Dir: Bruce Parramore With: Mateusz Damiecki, Izabella Miko, Violetta Arlak Romance 118 mins.
Young Pharaoh Ramses XIII clashes with Egypt's clergy over influence on the affairs of the state and its coffers. Dir: Jerzy Kawalerowicz With: Jerzy Zelnik, Wieslawa Mazurkiewicz, Barbara Brylska Drama 180 mins.
Tonia goes out drinking. She wakes up in prison, not having a clue why she's there. She is tortured to encourage her to confess to a crime she is not aware of. Dir: Ryszard Bugajski With: Krystyna Janda, Adam Ferency, Janusz Gajos Crime | Drama | Thriller 118 mins.
Mother Joan of the Angels
A priest is sent to a small parish in the Polish countryside which is believed to be under demonic possession and there he finds his own temptations awaiting. Dir: Jerzy Kawalerowicz With: Lucyna Winnicka, Mieczyslaw Voit, Anna Ciepielewska Drama | Horror | Mystery 110 mins.
Dir: Witold Swietnicki With: Anna Pudlowska, Barbara Gasior, Agnieszka Pasko Comedy | Drama 89 mins.
The Photographer is an elusive serial killer operating in modern-day Moscow. He leaves numbered tiles at the scenes of his crimes... Dir: Waldemar Krzystek With: Vadim Afanassiev, Georgi Angielow, Tatyana Arntgolts Action | Thriller 110 mins.
37-year-old Marta gets married and wants to have a baby. But her toxic relationship with overbearing mother complicates her life in many ways. Dir: Magdalena Piekorz With: Ewa Wisniewska, Joanna Orleanska, Lukasz Simlat Drama 76 mins.
Kacper, a middle-aged high-school history teacher, begins to lose his eyesight. The medical diagnosis leaves no hope. Initially heartbroken, he attempts to hide his health problems from the outside world. Dir: Jacek Lusinski With: Andrzej Chyra, Urszula Grabowska, Arkadiusz Jakubik Drama 106 mins.
Middle aged man lies sleeplessly in bed, recalling his numerous sexual encounters. The various couplings are haphazard... Dir: Marek Koterski With: Zbigniew Rola, Maja Barelkowska, Henryk Bista Comedy | Romance 78 mins.
During the Prussian army's invasion to Poland in 1793, a young Polish nobleman Jakub is saved from the... Dir: Andrzej Zulawski With: Malgorzata Braunek, Michal Grudzinski, Iga Mayr Drama | Horror 119 mins.
Witold narrates a story. In Warsaw, in 1943, he meets the cultivated Fryderyk at a salon and they become friends... Dir: Jan Jakub Kolski With: Krzysztof Majchrzak, Adam Ferency, Krzysztof Globisz Drama | Romance | War 117 mins.