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The Birthday (1980)

Urodziny mlodego warszawiaka (original title)
The four sequences in the film cover four days in a life of young Warsaw lad in September 1938, 1939, 1943 and 1944. In the first sequence Jurek decides not to study in the Sorbonne but ... See full summary »

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Piotr Lysak ...
Jerzy Bielecki
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Jerzy's Father Stanislaw Bielecki
Jolanta Grusznic ...
Teresa
Gabriela Kownacka ...
Jerzy's Stepmother Jadzka
Hanna Skarzanka ...
Jerzy's Grandmother
Kazimierz Kaczor ...
Karczewski
Roman Frankl ...
Ziemowit
Tomasz Zaliwski ...
Walczak
Arkadiusz Bazak ...
Gustaw
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Colonel
Henryk Kluba ...
Tax Clerk
Witold Pyrkosz ...
Antoni Jakubowicz
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Leonard Andrzejewski ...
Man at the Moonshine Kiosk
Jacek Borkowski ...
Lieutenant Dancing with Jadzka
Janusz Bylczynski ...
Dr. Waclaw
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Storyline

The four sequences in the film cover four days in a life of young Warsaw lad in September 1938, 1939, 1943 and 1944. In the first sequence Jurek decides not to study in the Sorbonne but enlists in a Polish military school instead. In the second sequence the war starts and Warsaw is occupied. In the third sequence he works in the underground resistance. The final sequence takes place during the Warsaw uprising. Written by Polish Cinema Database <http://info.fuw.edu.pl/Filmy/>

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Drama | History | Romance | War

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23 September 1980 (Poland)  »

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Soundtracks

Marsz Mokotowa
Music by J. Markowski
Lyrocs by M. Jezierski
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