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Walesa: Man of Hope (2013)
"Walesa. Czlowiek z nadziei" (original title)

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The depiction of the life of Nobel Peace Prize winner and founder of Poland's Solidarity movement, Lech Walesa, as events in the 1970s lead to a peaceful revolution.

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Lech Walesa / Agent Bolek
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Danuta Walesa
Iwona Bielska ...
Ilona
Zbigniew Zamachowski ...
Nawislak
Maria Rosaria Omaggio ...
Oriana Fallaci
Ewa Kolasinska ...
Pracownica stoczni
Miroslaw Baka ...
Klemens Gniech, dyrektor stoczni
Michal Czernecki ...
Male Secretary of POP
Remigiusz Jankowski ...
Stoczniowiec
Wojciech Kalarus ...
Przewodniczacy
Piotr Probosz ...
Mijak
Marcin Hycnar ...
KOR-owiec Rysiek
Maciej Marczewski ...
KOR-owiec
Maciej Konopinski ...
Tajniak SB
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Majchrzak
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The depiction of the life of Nobel Peace Prize winner and founder of Poland's Solidarity movement, Lech Walesa, as events in the 1970s lead to a peaceful revolution.

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Official submission of Poland to the Oscars 2014 best foreign language film category. See more »

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Follows Man of Marble (1977) See more »

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26 October 2013 | by (Ireland) – See all my reviews

An amazing depiction of an amazing charismatic person who risked his own life to change history of his country and he did it! Being a simple worker he successfully challenged the communist system. The movie shows Walesa for who he really was: cocky, self absorbed, but very brave and unselfish at the same time. His predominant fight was that of freedom and better life for all Polish people. Dealing with such serious issues, the movie contains a huge dose of humour showing Walesa as a funny person. The movie is quite fast paced, keeps you engaged as well as gives you a history lesson that's not boring. A definite must see! especially for those under the age of 30 who don't remember those events.


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