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How I Unleashed World War II (1970)
"Jak rozpetalem druga wojne swiatowa" (original title)

 |  Comedy, War  |  2 April 1970 (Poland)
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The adventures of unlucky Polish soldier Franek Dolas during world war II. In September he escapes from Stalag and goes to France. After that he fights in Africa and Europe.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Marian Kociniak ...
Pvt. Franek Dolas
Janina Boronska ...
Elzbieta
Adam Cyprian ...
Gulke
Wirgiliusz Gryn ...
Józek Kryska
Zdzislaw Kuzniar ...
Dimo Stojadinovic
Józef Lodynski ...
Stoker
Jaroslaw Skulski ...
Colonel
Tomasz Zaliwski ...
Yugoslavian Officer
Elzbieta Starostecka ...
Singer
Andrzej Gawronski ...
Helmut
Emil Karewicz ...
Gestapo Officer
Henryk Lapinski ...
Wladyslaw Wachocki
Stanislaw Milski ...
German General
Kazimierz Talarczyk ...
Woydyllo
Janusz Ziejewski ...
Feldfebel
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The adventures of unlucky Polish soldier Franek Dolas, who is convinced, that he caused the World War II with his accidental shot. He escapes from a prisoner camp, then he travels around Nazi-occupied Europe and northern Africa in attempts of getting to the Polish Army in exile to fight the enemy. Finally, he gets to Poland in time to become a war hero. Written by Pibwl

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Polish feature film made in 1969, based on Kazimierz Slawinski's novel, Przygody kanoniera Dolasa (The Adventures of Dolas the Cannoneer). It was shot in Sochi, Baku, Poswietne and Lodz, among other Polish locations. See more »

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One of the polish cinematography brightest jewels!!!
1 September 2005 | by (Poland) – See all my reviews

This movie is one of the best polish movies there were ever made! The great story, the patriotism, the characters and most of all the irresistible humor have made this movie so special, that it entertains viewers of many generations! While most war movies show the terror of it, this movie shows it's brighter side. The side where people are brave, patriotic and they managed to do the impossible! Also shows how true is an old polish quote: "If a Pole wants to do something, he'll do it no matter how!" If you'd ask me, I'd gave you examples from my family that could prove those incredible situations! Hope you all will see it and like it as much as I do! Greycat R! Krystian Andrzej Dylewski


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