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Smierc prezydenta (1977)

Set at the historic moment of rebirth of Poland after World War I. The newly organized National Assembly elected Gabriel Narutowicz, a professor returning home from Switzerland to enter ... See full summary »

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Zdzislaw Mrozewski ...
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Priest Nowakowski
Czeslaw Byszewski ...
Prime Minister Julian Nowak
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Kazimierz Iwor ...
Julian Jabczynski ...
Stefan Przezdziecki
Erwin Kohlund ...
Prof. Isseling
Zbigniew Krynski ...
Stanislaw Józef Thugutt
Leszek Kubanek ...
Norbert Barlicki
Wlodzimierz Saar ...
Stanislaw Stronski
Jerzy Sagan ...
Janusz Sykutera ...
Stanislaw Car
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Set at the historic moment of rebirth of Poland after World War I. The newly organized National Assembly elected Gabriel Narutowicz, a professor returning home from Switzerland to enter public life, as the first President in the history of Polish Republic. The film shows the turmoil leading to Narutowicz's election by a National Assembly divided between Polish Nationalists and the minorities, comprising one third of the population. A few days after the election the President was assasinated by a fanatic Nationalist while opening an art exhibit. Written by Polish Cinema Database <http://info.fuw.edu.pl/Filmy/>

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10 October 1977 (Poland)  »

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Not well edited but important movie to see.
13 February 2004 | by (ny) – See all my reviews

This movies is not well edited but it is important movie to see. It shows Polish Nationalists /Fascists unhappy with the elected first President of Poland. It shows Polish antisemitism in governmment and in the streets. Jews as usual are stereotyped and portrayed with their beards and coats. Movie is kind of slow but I was glad that I saw it.


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