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The Conductor (1980)
"Dyrygent" (original title)

 -  Drama | Music  -  24 March 1980 (Poland)
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A violinist in a provincial Polish orchestra, whose husband is the director of the ensemble, on a visit to the US ties up with the world- renowned symphony conductor. As it turns out he was... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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John Lasocki
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Marta
Andrzej Seweryn ...
Adam Pietryk
Jan Ciecierski ...
Marta's Father
Maria Seweryn ...
Marysia
Józef Fryzlewicz ...
Governor
Janusz Gajos ...
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Mary Ann Krasinski ...
Marta's Friend
Anna Lopatowska ...
Anna
Mavis Walker ...
Lilian
Tadeusz Czechowski ...
Tadzio
Marek Dabrowski ...
Official
Stanislaw Górka ...
Bass Player
Jerzy Kleyn
Elzbieta Strzalkowska
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A violinist in a provincial Polish orchestra, whose husband is the director of the ensemble, on a visit to the US ties up with the world- renowned symphony conductor. As it turns out he was once in love with violinist's mother. The conductor, a slightly unstable hypochondriac, returns to Poland to lead the provincial orchestra. He also tries to revive old love affair using the violinist as a surrogate of her mother. Her husband is resentful of the conductor for both personal and professional reasons. Written by Polish Cinema Database <http://info.fuw.edu.pl/Filmy/>

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When Swedish master Ingmar Bergman was asked to name 11 films he had liked most, he mentioned this title as one of his all-time favorites. See more »

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Symphony No. 5
Music by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conducted by Stanislaw Wislocki
Performed by Narodowa Orkiestra Symfoniczna Polskiego Radia w Katowicach
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