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With Fire and Sword (1999)
"Ogniem i mieczem" (original title)

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An epic story about the Ukrainian uprising against the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth magnates in the 17th Century.

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Helena Kurcewiczówna
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Jan Skrzetuski
Aleksandr Domogarov ...
Jurko Bohun
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Ewa Wisniewska ...
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Ruslana Pysanka ...
Horpyna
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Tuhaj-Bej
Marek Kondrat ...
Gustaw Holoubek ...
Kisiel
Andrzej Kopiczynski ...
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In 1648 a Cossack rebellion in the Ukraine threatens the sovereignty of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth over the Cossack nation. The Cossack rebellion also known as the Khmelnytsky Uprising is pitting the Cossack nation and its Crimean Tatar allies against the forces sent by the Polish king John II Casimir. Polish Colonel Michal Wolodyjowski is leading a squadron of Polish cavalry.Traitors,assassins and spies are everywhere. Against the backdrop of the uprising, a Polish knight Skrzetuski and a Cossack leader Bohun fall in love with the same young beautiful woman, Helena. Their rivalry becomes the symbol of Polish-Ukrainian struggle. Written by nufs68

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The Tartar leader Tukhay-Bey (Daniel Olbrychski) bears an undeniable family resemblance with his son Azja in Pan Wolodyjowski (1969) movie, basing on other part of Sienkiewicz's trilogy. In fact, Azja was played by the same Daniel Olbrychski, 30 years younger. See more »

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The greatest epic movie! Hollywood sucks!
1 February 2004 | by (Irkutsk, Russia) – See all my reviews

It seems to me that all means of expression are guite justified in this movie. It forced me to read the whole source trilogy (Ogniem i mieczem, Potop, Pan Wolodyjowski) by Henryk Sienkiewicz. Characters are very humaly, realistic and true. Battles are very naturalistic.


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