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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.

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Andrzej Kmicic
Malgorzata Braunek ...
Olenka Billewiczówna
Tadeusz Lomnicki ...
Kazimierz Wichniarz ...
Wladyslaw Hancza ...
Janusz Radziwill
Leszek Teleszynski ...
Boguslaw Radziwill
Ryszard Filipski ...
Soroka
Wieslawa Mazurkiewicz ...
Aunt Kulwiecówna
Franciszek Pieczka ...
Kiemlicz
Leslaw Janicki ...
Damian Kiemlicz
Waclaw Janicki ...
Kosma Kiemlicz
Bruno O'Ya ...
Józwa Butrym
Wlodzimierz Bednarski ...
Zend
Bogusz Bilewski ...
Kulwiec-Hippocentaurus
Andrzej Kozak ...
Rekuc Leliwa
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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. Polish colonels Andrzej Kmicic and Michal Wolodyjowski turn from foes to friends and together they fight against traitors, renegade Polish nobles and Swedish invaders. Written by nufs68

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Twenty three thousand costumes and thousands of artifacts were procured. A huge clumbrine cannon, an 18-pounder with serpent-shaped handles, was cast in Eblong's Zamech works. See more »

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epic war tale
6 January 1999 | by (australia) – See all my reviews

This movie is an epic tale set in the 17th century Poland

were there is a war between the Swedish and the Polish armies. The turning point of this movie is when a Polish general betrays Poland and kills thousands of olish men. This movie had an academy award nomination but didn't win.


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