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The Promised Land (1975)

Ziemia obiecana (original title)
At the turn of the century, Lodz, Poland was a quick-paced manufacturing center for textiles, replete with cutthroat industrialists and unsafe working conditions. Three young friends, a ... See full summary »

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Ojciec Maksa, Maks' Father
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At the turn of the century, Lodz, Poland was a quick-paced manufacturing center for textiles, replete with cutthroat industrialists and unsafe working conditions. Three young friends, a Pole, a Jew and a German, pool their money together to build a factory. The movie follows their ruthless pursuit of fortune. Written by krasnoludek

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21 February 1975 (Poland)  »

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PLN 31,300,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

Poland's official submission to the 1976's Oscar to the Best Foreign Language Film category. See more »

Quotes

Karol Borowiecki: I have nothing, you have nothing, and he has nothing; that means together we have enough to start a factory.
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Remake of Ziemia obiecana (1927) See more »

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Masterpiece of polish cinema
13 April 2002 | by (Warsaw, Poland) – See all my reviews

By many (including me) seen as the best polish movie ever made. A perfect picture of 19 century industrialization with its bright and dark sides. The main characters: polish, german and jewish represent the three societies living in the industrial city of Lodz. every society with its own ways and peculiarities. Funny, tragic, colorful. A must see.


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