MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 8,061 this week

Panny z Wilka (1979)

7.5
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.5/10 from 655 users  
Reviews: 4 user | 1 critic

Set in the late '20s. A thirtyish young man, who heads a small factory, faints at the funeral of a close friend. He decides to go home to his aunt and uncle for a while, but gets involved ... See full summary »

Director:

Writers:

(short story), (screenplay)
0Check in
0Share...

On Disc

at Amazon

IMDb Picks: April

Visit our IMDb Picks section to see our recommendations of movies and TV shows coming out in April.

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 49 titles
created 10 Feb 2013
 
a list of 36 titles
created 13 Jun 2013
 
a list of 28 titles
created 11 Feb 2014
 
a list of 36 titles
created 9 months ago
 
a list of 43 titles
created 9 months ago
 

Related Items

Search for "Panny z Wilka" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Panny z Wilka (1979)

Panny z Wilka (1979) on IMDb 7.5/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Panny z Wilka.
Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 2 wins. See more awards »

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Faraon (1966)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

Young Pharaoh Ramses XIII clashes with Egypt's clergy over influence on the affairs of the state and its coffers.

Director: Jerzy Kawalerowicz
Stars: Jerzy Zelnik, Wieslawa Mazurkiewicz, Barbara Brylska
Drama | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

During the German occupation noble, bourgeois and worker's partisan groups lived in peace with another. On the first day of freedom they start to fight each other. In these fights is weaved a most tender love story.

Director: Andrzej Wajda
Stars: Zbigniew Cybulski, Waclaw Zastrzezynski, Adam Pawlikowski
The Deluge (1974)
Adventure | History | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

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.

Director: Jerzy Hoffman
Stars: Daniel Olbrychski, Malgorzata Braunek, Tadeusz Lomnicki
Przekladaniec (TV Movie 1968)
Comedy | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

The story of a racing car driver who undergoes so many transplants that it can no longer be determined which people have contributed to his make-up.

Director: Andrzej Wajda
Stars: Bogumil Kobiela, Anna Prucnal, Jerzy Zelnik
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Directors: Shintarô Ishihara, Marcel Ophüls, and 3 more credits »
Stars: Jean-Pierre Léaud, Marie-France Pisier, Patrick Auffay
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

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 »

Director: Andrzej Wajda
Stars: Daniel Olbrychski, Wojciech Pszoniak, Andrzej Seweryn
Best Boy (1979)
Documentary | Biography
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

In this documentary, the director follows the day-to-day activities of his retarded, middle-aged cousin Philly, over a three-year period.

Director: Ira Wohl
Stars: Ira Wohl, Philip Wohl, Zero Mostel
El nido (1980)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

In a town near Salamanca, an eccentric widower, aged 60, is captivated by an imp, a precocious 13 year old. Alejandro is wealthy and alone, passing time with music, chess, and his shotgun. ... See full summary »

Director: Jaime de Armiñán
Stars: Héctor Alterio, Ana Torrent, Luis Politti
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  

A white dog called Bim is looking for its owner. It encounters all kinds of people and situations.

Director: Stanislav Rostotskiy
Stars: Vyacheslav Tikhonov, Valentina Vladimirova, Mikhail Dadyko
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Director: Andrzej Wajda
Stars: Wojciech Pszoniak, Jan Kreczmar, Daniel Olbrychski
Comedy | Drama | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Directors: Filip Bajon, Jacek Bromski, and 11 more credits »
Stars: Katarzyna Herman, Marek Kondrat, Robert Wieckiewicz
Drama | History | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  

Based on the eponymous book by Boris Vasilyev, the film is set in Karelia (North-West of Russia, near Finland) in 1941 during WWII. In a beautiful and quiet wilderness far from the ... See full summary »

Director: Stanislav Rostotskiy
Stars: Andrey Martynov, Irina Dolganova, Elena Drapeko
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
...
Wiktor Ruben
Anna Seniuk ...
Julcia
Maja Komorowska ...
Jola
Stanislawa Celinska ...
Zosia
Krystyna Zachwatowicz ...
Kazia
Christine Pascal ...
Tunia
Zbigniew Zapasiewicz ...
Julcia's Husband
Zofia Jaroszewska ...
Wiktor's Aunt
Tadeusz Bialoszczynski ...
Wiktor's Uncle
Paul Guers ...
Jola's Husband (as Paul Dutron)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Kazimierz Brodzikowski ...
Butler
Andrzej Grzybowski
Jaroslaw Iwaszkiewicz ...
Himself
Filip Jasienski ...
Kazia's Son
Witold Kaluski ...
Coachman
Edit

Storyline

Set in the late '20s. A thirtyish young man, who heads a small factory, faints at the funeral of a close friend. He decides to go home to his aunt and uncle for a while, but gets involved with a family of five women who had been in love with him at one time though he had apparently loved only one, who, unknown to him, has died since his departure. The women are mainly disillusioned with life or estranged from husbands while the youngest has a crush on him. Written by Polish Cinema Database <http://info.fuw.edu.pl/Filmy/>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Drama | Romance

Certificate:

See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

|

Language:

|

Release Date:

4 September 1979 (Poland)  »

Also Known As:

The Girl from Wilko  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

(Eastmancolor)
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Jaroslaw Iwaszkiewicz, author of a original novel "Panny z Wilka" (1932 r.) appears two times in a movie as older man with glasses. See more »

Connections

Featured in 'Pogoda domu niechaj bedzie z Toba...' (1979) See more »

Soundtracks

I Koncert skrzypcowy op. 35
(1916)
Music by Karol Szymanowski
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
This film is great
12 January 2006 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I did enjoy this film - it's reflective, not too melancholy, not too taxing. It is a pleasant film.

It seems to me like this film inspired Utomlennoe Solntzem too, so that's a good enough reason to watch it as any. Like that other film, Panny z Wilco paints a convincing and pretty picture of the life of a large family and the theme of a man returning to such a place after many years to confront a romance which was left unfinished is mirrored. 'Burnt By the Sun' does owe a lot to Mikhailkov's earlier 'An Unfinished Piece for the Mechanical Piano' as well. Based on a Chekhovian play, (this film also features a scene were the mystery of a past romance is revealed to all present through the telling of a story.)

(In fact a tango is played, in Panny z Wilco, on the gramophone at one point that sounds suspiciously similar to the song of the title of that other film...)

Jola, one of the four sisters at Wilko, keeps breaking into lovely spontaneous laughter (I'm not sure why I mention this, it's just that, it seems to me, spontaneous laughter deserves a mention).


4 of 10 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss Panny z Wilka (1979) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?