Set during the occupation of Poland during World War II. Some German soldiers, slaughter a woman, her son and daughter-in-law. The husband and his father escape by being in the forest. The ... See full summary »

Director:

Reviews

Photos

Add Image Add an image

Do you have any images for this title?

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

The Devil (1972)
Drama | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

During the Prussian army's invasion to Poland in 1793, a young Polish nobleman Jakub is saved from the imprisonment by a stranger who wants in return to obtain a list of Jakub's fellow ... See full summary »

Director: Andrzej Zulawski
Stars: Malgorzata Braunek, Michal Grudzinski, Iga Mayr
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

Servais Mont, a photographer, meets Nadine Chevalier who earns her money starring in cheap soft-core movies. Trying to help her, he borrows the money from the loan sharks to finance the ... See full summary »

Director: Andrzej Zulawski
Stars: Romy Schneider, Fabio Testi, Jacques Dutronc
Adventure | Fantasy | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

A small group of cosmic explorers, including a woman, leaves Earth to find freedom and start a new civilization. They do not realize that within themselves they carry the end of their own ... See full summary »

Director: Andrzej Zulawski
Stars: Andrzej Seweryn, Jerzy Trela, Grazyna Dylag
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

An unexperienced young actress is invited to play a role in a film based on Dostoyevsky's 'The Possessed'. The film director, a Czech immigrant in Paris, takes over her life, and in a short... See full summary »

Director: Andrzej Zulawski
Stars: Francis Huster, Valérie Kaprisky, Lambert Wilson
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

After the successful bank robbery Micky hopes to take back his girlfriend Mary who has been taken from him by the brothers Venin. On the way to Paris he meets one Leon, a neurotic and ... See full summary »

Director: Andrzej Zulawski
Stars: Sophie Marceau, Francis Huster, Tchéky Karyo
Possession (1981)
Drama | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

A woman starts exhibiting increasingly disturbing behavior after asking her husband for a divorce. Suspicions of infidelity soon give way to something much more sinister.

Director: Andrzej Zulawski
Stars: Isabelle Adjani, Sam Neill, Margit Carstensen
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

Lucas has invented a new computer language but at the same time he has been informed about his strange terminal illness during which he has been gradually losing his memory. Shortly after ... See full summary »

Director: Andrzej Zulawski
Stars: Sophie Marceau, Jacques Dutronc, Valérie Lagrange
Cosmos (2015)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

Witold just failed his law-school examinations and Fuchs has just quit his job at a Parisian fashion company. Arriving for a few days away at a so-called family guest-house, they are ... See full summary »

Director: Andrzej Zulawski
Stars: Sabine Azéma, Jean-François Balmer, Jonathan Genet
La note bleue (1991)
Drama | Music | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

the film covers the last few days of fragile Chopin's professional life.

Director: Andrzej Zulawski
Stars: Marie-France Pisier, Janusz Olejniczak, Sophie Marceau
Musical | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

The film is based on the musical recording of the famous opera by Modest Mussorgsky about the tragic events surrounding the ruling of the Russian tsar Boris in the early 17th century. The ... See full summary »

Director: Andrzej Zulawski
Stars: Ruggero Raimondi, Kenneth Riegel, Bernard Lefort
Drama | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

The film depicts its protagonist, Joseph (Jan Nowicki), traveling through a dream-like world, taking a dilapidated train to visit his dying father in a sanatorium. When he arrives at the ... See full summary »

Director: Wojciech Has
Stars: Jan Nowicki, Tadeusz Kondrat, Irena Orska
La fidélité (2000)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

A talented photographer who lands a lucrative job in Paris with a scandal-mongering tabloid and becomes romantically involved with an eccentric children's book publisher while resisting the sexual advances of another photographer.

Director: Andrzej Zulawski
Stars: Sophie Marceau, Pascal Greggory, Guillaume Canet
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
...
Marta
...
Michal
...
Jan
Jerzy Golinski ...
Michal's father
...
Sister Klara
Michal Grudzinski ...
Marian
...
Rozenkranc
Hanna Stankówna
...
The Waitress
Leszek Dlugosz
Halina Czengery ...
Michal's Mother
Janina Ordezanka
Jadwiga Halina Gallowa
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Ewa Ciepiela
Edit

Storyline

Set during the occupation of Poland during World War II. Some German soldiers, slaughter a woman, her son and daughter-in-law. The husband and his father escape by being in the forest. The young man decides to join the resistance but at the first meeting Gestapo kills his go-between and chase him. During his escape he gets into an apartment of a pregnant woman and helps her with the childbirth. He works in the typhus center where he is guinea pig for lice after being immunized to make more vaccine. He goes to the hospital to end a misery of a man mistaken by him and tortured where he seems to see his own body and is finally reconciled with himself. Written by Polish Cinema Database <http://info.fuw.edu.pl/Filmy/>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Drama | Horror | War

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

4 January 1972 (Poland)  »

Also Known As:

A Terça Parte da Noite  »

Filming Locations:


Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

(Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Film debut of Leszek Teleszynski. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Synergia (2011) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Amazing cinematic velocity
4 August 2007 | by (Sweden) – See all my reviews

Just watched the excellent Second Run DVD release of this film, and I was not disappointed. He must be one of the most underrated directors alive at the moment. In each of his movies (I have only seen two others) he manages to create an amazing cinematic velocity, you are not sure about the meaning and of the plot twists, but you are defenseless against the intensity of the camera-work, editing, performances and staging. He uses film in the way I usually find most interesting, to convey dream states and give fragmented views into other worlds, in that sense he is like Bergman when he was at his best. I can't help comparing the two since Bergmans recent passing and my seeing this film happened almost simultaneously...Watching this film is like experiencing someones nightmare, based in a gritty reality but at the same time far removed from it, and also managing to convey political issues in a non-realistic way. Which is the way I prefer, not ramming it down the audiences throats, but keeping it in the subtext for you to explore if you want.


16 of 22 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
release? honeymoon_hatchet
Andrzej Zulawski's Website - Just Launched braque00
Discuss Trzecia czesc nocy (1971) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?