During the Cold War, a married young Soviet woman and a Polish officer are drawn together by music.

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Leslaw Zurek ...
Michal
Dmitriy Ulyanov ...
Jura (as Dmitrij Uljanov)
Elena Leszczynska ...
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Artyom Tkachenko ...
Sajat (as Artem Tkachenko)
Yuriy Itskov ...
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Andrzej Grabowski ...
Kapitan Wolniewicz
Edwin Petrykat ...
Pan Piwko
Teresa Sawicka ...
Matka Michala
Agata Meilute ...
Pielegniarka Aleksandra Matwiejewna
Przemyslaw Bluszcz ...
Pan Bala
Krzysztof Dracz ...
Sekretarz PZPR
Waldemar Razniak ...
Konduktor
Oksana Pryjmak ...
Iza
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During the Cold War, a married young Soviet woman and a Polish officer are drawn together by music.

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got it backward
17 July 2010 | by (Long Island) – See all my reviews

The plot blurb on this page gets it wrong: During the Cold War, a local Polish officer and a young Soviet woman wedded to a Soviet officer are drawn together by music. The asymmetry between their countries' position and power are important to the plot, so I don't consider this mix-up trivial. Their affair attracts the attention of the military authorities precisely because of her military connections. Restrictions on the movements of Poles around the Soviet forces forces the couple to maneuver a fair bit to prosecute their affair. Indeed, one subterfuge to circumvent those restrictions lands the officer in trouble that seems disproportional to mere adultery. Although his commanding officers appear to have a modicum of sympathy for him, there is not much they can do in th face of the Soviets. The film is very well done for a melodrama but doesn't rise above the genre.


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