In small-town Poland in the late 1950s, an aging woman married to a workaholic doctor meets a young man who makes her feel young again. Framed around this story, lead actress Krystyna Janda discusses the death of her husband from cancer.
Did You Know?
The film is dedicated to the late cinematographer Edward Klosinski
, the husband of actress Krystyna Janda
and one of Andrzej Wajda
's closest collaborators. Klosinski died during filming and his wife decided to include in the movie her personally written monologue on his loss, which actually refers to the very subject of the film as well as the short story it is based on. See more
References Ashes and Diamonds