With Wytwórnia Filmów Dokumentalnych (WFD) (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. Talking Heads (1980)

16 min | Documentary, Short

8.0
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People of different age, profession and social status answer two simple questions: who they are and what they want from life.

Director: Krzysztof Kieslowski

Votes: 2,307

2. Prostytutki (1998)

108 min | Drama

3.5
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In the life of Ula, a twenty-year-old very pretty girl, nothing good has happened so far. Poverty, her father an alcoholic abuser to his family, finally an illegitimate child, raised alone ... See full summary »

Director: Eugeniusz Priwieziencew | Stars: Zuzanna Paluch, Mariusz Saniternik, Katarzyna Figura, Agnieszka Perepeczko

Votes: 44

3. Panna Nikt (1996)

98 min | Drama

5.9
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A devout Catholic peasant girl is corrupted by two new friends when her family moves to the city. An allegory of traditional Polish values under threat from materialism and decadence in the post-Communist era.

Director: Andrzej Wajda | Stars: Anna Wielgucka, Anna Mucha, Anna Powierza, Stanislawa Celinska

Votes: 370

4. Pierwszy dzien wolnosci (1964)

89 min | Drama, War

6.7
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Director: Aleksander Ford | Stars: Tadeusz Lomnicki, Beata Tyszkiewicz, Tadeusz Fijewski, Ryszard Barycz

Votes: 53

5. Blekitny krzyz (1955)

55 min | Drama, War

6.4
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It's February 1945. A Polish rescue team sets out to bring back the wounded Soviet and Slovak partisans who are trapped behind the mountain border as well as behind enemy lines.

Director: Andrzej Munk | Stars: Stanislaw Byrcyn-Gasienica, Stanislaw Wawrytko, Stanislaw Marusarz, Stanislaw Lasa Gasienica

Votes: 76

6. From the City of Lodz (1969)

18 min | Documentary, Short

6.5
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This documentary explores the changing faces of the old Polish city of Lodz, and how its modernization, both physically and culturally, affects the older, more conservative residents, many ... See full summary »

Director: Krzysztof Kieslowski

Votes: 320

7. The Auction (1965)

9 min | Documentary, Short

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Director: Marian Marzynski

8. Czlowiek z M-3 (1969)

92 min | Comedy

6.8
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Tomasz Piechocki is a young doctor who is looking for his own flat. And one day his dream comes true, he gets an assignment for an apartment. But to get it, he must first get married. ... See full summary »

Director: Leon Jeannot | Stars: Bogumil Kobiela, Iga Mayr, Barbara Modelska, Ewa Szykulska

Votes: 131

9. Sekret Enigmy (1979)

158 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.5
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Three Polish mathematicians are the first to crack the sophisticated Enigma code used by the Germans just before the Second World War. They build replicas of the Enigma machines and manage ... See full summary »

Director: Roman Wionczek | Stars: Tadeusz Borowski, Piotr Fronczewski, Piotr Garlicki, Tadeusz Plucinski

Votes: 37

10. Gangsterzy i filantropi (1963)

82 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

7.4
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A criminal mastermind responsible for a failed robbery and an accidental petty conman meet inside a prison carriage. Soon they are both going to hear the court verdict.

Directors: Jerzy Hoffman, Edward Skórzewski | Stars: Gustaw Holoubek, Wieslaw Michnikowski, Hanka Bielicka, Magdalena Celówna-Janikowska

Votes: 230

11. Korkociag (1971)

10 min | Documentary, Short

7.4
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The final stages of alcohol addiction are juxtaposed with the official attitude of Polish authorities towards the success of the ever-growing national alcohol industry.

Director: Marek Piwowski

Votes: 82

12. Misja specjalna (1987)

97 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

4.2
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In 1943, a drunk cook is mistaken for a secret agent and sent on a special mission from London to Nazi-occupied Poland.

Director: Janusz Rzeszewski | Stars: Krzysztof Kowalewski, Dorota Kaminska, Agata Rzeszewska, Miroslaw Konarowski

Votes: 29

13. Przyjecie na dziesiec osób plus trzy (1973 TV Movie)

54 min | Comedy

7.3
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A bunch of unemployed and unqualified workers are hired to unload a few railway wagons. Because of the low wages, the manager needs to encourage the workers in some other way.

Director: Jerzy Gruza | Stars: Zdzislaw Maklakiewicz, Leon Niemczyk, Olgierd Lukaszewicz, Wieslaw Dymny

Votes: 164

14. Wszystko, co najwazniejsze... (1992)

98 min | Biography, Drama, War

6.9
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When the war breaks out, renowned Polish-Jewish poet Aleksander Wat leaves Nazi-occupied Warsaw with his wife Ola and their son. In Lviv, however, they are arrested by the Russians and separated. Ola and her son are sent to Siberia.

Director: Robert Glinski | Stars: Ewa Skibinska, Krzysztof Globisz, Adam Siemion, Grazyna Barszczewska

Votes: 49

15. Smierc jak kromka chleba (1994)

116 min | Drama, History

7.0
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The violence and high drama of this film is taken directly from recent Polish history. On December 13, 1981 national security forces swoop down on unsuspecting workers of the Wujek mine and... See full summary »

Director: Kazimierz Kutz | Stars: Janusz Gajos, Jerzy Trela, Jerzy Radziwilowicz, Mariusz Benoit

Votes: 167

16. Szkola podstawowa (1971)

16 min | Documentary, Short

7.9
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Director: Tomasz Zygadlo

Votes: 15

17. Pozarowisko (1969 TV Short)

29 min | Short, Comedy, Horror

6.4
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While constructing a masonry heater, a worker tells the story of the extraordinary past of the house, which is known for many fires that happened there.

Director: Ryszard Ber | Stars: Alina Janowska, Wieslaw Michnikowski, Aleksandra Leszczynska, Zofia Merle

Votes: 30

18. Mazowsze (1970)

Documentary, Short

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Director: Jerzy Hoffman

19. Lata dwudzieste, lata trzydzieste (1984)

102 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

6.3
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On the way to Warsaw after a crude oil fraud in southern Poland, conman Adam Deren meets singer Liza. He decides to invest his money in a venture deemed to be a failure - a small cabaret where Liza could perform.

Director: Janusz Rzeszewski | Stars: Grazyna Szapolowska, Tomasz Stockinger, Piotr Fronczewski, Dorota Stalinska

Votes: 70

20. The Musicians (1960)

9 min | Documentary, Short, Music

6.6
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A documentary about a group of Warsaw tram workers who moonlight in the city orchestra at night.

Director: Kazimierz Karabasz

Votes: 336

21. Wielka wsypa (1992)

98 min | Action, Drama

6.2
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How to make big money after the communism collapses in Poland.

Director: Jan Lomnicki | Stars: Jan Englert, Krzysztof Wakulinski, Marzena Trybala, Ewa Gawryluk

Votes: 77

22. The Father (1967 TV Short)

25 min | Comedy, Short

7.0
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A teenage boy, who has some problems at school, persuades an accidental coach driver to pretend to be his father and go meet his teacher.

Director: Jerzy Hoffman | Stars: Tadeusz Fijewski, Lech Lotocki, Marek Barbasiewicz, Jerzy Gralek

Votes: 15

23. Sam posród miasta (1965)

74 min | Drama

6.7
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Because of having a one-day plane delay, Konrad has to spend 24 hours wandering around Warsaw, visiting old friends and meeting some new ones.

Director: Halina Bielinska | Stars: Zbigniew Cybulski, Ewa Wisniewska, Lucyna Winnicka, Ryszard Barycz

Votes: 29

24. The Rafts Sail On (1962)

19 min | Documentary, Short

7.3
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Director: Wladyslaw Slesicki

Votes: 18

25. Dluznicy smierci (1986)

86 min | Thriller, War, Drama

4.3
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During World War II, a group of bandits roam the Polish countryside robbing and fighting local militia. When a group is captured, a man is called to idenitfy the leader of the bandits by ... See full summary »

Director: Wlodzimierz Golaszewski | Stars: Krzysztof Kolbasiuk, Tomasz Zaliwski, Wieslaw Golas, Henryk Talar

Votes: 6

26. Hear My Cry (1991)

46 min | Documentary

8.0
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The story of an ordinary accountant, Ryszard Siwiec, who set himself on fire during the large harvest festival at the Warsaw stadium in 1968. He did it to protest against the military invasion in Czechoslovakia.

Director: Maciej J. Drygas | Stars: Ryszard Siwiec, Maria Siwiec, Innocenta Siwiec, Elzbieta Siwiec

Votes: 128

27. Moje miejsce (1987)

15 min | Documentary, Short

7.3
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At the famous Grand Hotel in Sopot, each worker - whether a porter, a maid, a cook or a stoker - feels an important part of their workplace. Perhaps even the most important.

Director: Marcel Lozinski

Votes: 29

28. Po upadku (1990)

81 min | Drama

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Director: Andrzej Trzos-Rastawiecki | Stars: Zbigniew Zapasiewicz, Barbara Soltysik, Olga Sawicka, Anna Nehrebecka

29. Sami dla siebie (1988 TV Movie)

86 min | Drama

6.0
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The film tells about the 8-year-old orphan Romeke, who is adopted for the third time by foster parents, although he is not at all "difficult." Just guardians once again were not ready for adoption, or used it for personal gain.

Director: Stanislaw Jedryka | Stars: Slawomira Lozinska, Karol Strasburger, Jakub Jablonski, Teresa Budzisz-Krzyzanowska

Votes: 8

30. Sons and Comrades (1986)

82 min | Drama

5.8
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A Pole who spent time in an internment camp during the war on the Swiss-German border, visits the site many years later and recalls these days. He meets with other Poles confined in the ... See full summary »

Director: Janusz Zaorski | Stars: Krzysztof Pieczynski, Malgorzata Pieczynska, Joanna Szczepkowska, Maria Pakulnis

Votes: 48

31. Once There Was (1957)

9 min | Animation, Short

5.6
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Directors: Walerian Borowczyk, Jan Lenica

Votes: 120

32. A Year in the Life of Franek W. (1968)

59 min | Documentary

7.8
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One year in the life of a young country boy who enters adulthood. Franek Wróbel leaves his home village and seeks a new life for his own, while writing a diary.

Director: Kazimierz Karabasz | Star: Franciszek Wróbel

Votes: 32

33. Laury (1965)

Documentary, Short

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Director: Jan Lomnicki

34. A Team with Forest Spirit (1957)

15 min | Short

6.9
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Directors: Wlodzimierz Pomianowski, Wladyslaw Slesicki | Stars: Wlodzimierz Kmicik, Jadwiga Kuryluk

Votes: 7

35. Strip-Tease (1957)

2 min | Animation, Short

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Directors: Walerian Borowczyk, Jan Lenica

36. Za nasza i wasza wolnosc (1968)

68 min | Documentary

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Newsreel footage of the common struggle of Polish and Soviet soldiers.

Directors: Leonid Machnacz, Ludwik Perski | Star: Wlodzimierz Kmicik

37. Bogaty plon (1951)

Documentary, Short

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Director: Mieczyslaw Wiesiolek | Star: Andrzej Lapicki

38. Umarli rzucaja cien (1979)

119 min | Drama, Thriller, War

4.9
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Director: Julian Dziedzina | Stars: Henryk Talar, Tatiana Sosna-Sarno, Jerzy Sagan, Miroslaw Szonert

Votes: 15

39. A Railwayman's Word (1953)

22 min | Documentary, Short

6.3
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A steelworks supply is sent by railway across the whole country. The railway workers do their best to deliver it on time.

Director: Andrzej Munk | Star: Karol Malcuzynski

Votes: 42

40. Gienek (1968)

17 min | Documentary, Short, Biography

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Director: Jan Lomnicki | Stars: Eugeniusz Lokajski, Tadeusz Lomnicki

41. Sposób bycia (1966)

80 min | Drama

6.9
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A 40-year-old man summarizes his tough life which brought him nothing but failure and suffering. He gets back to his memories of childhood, concentration camp imprisonment, post-war situation and failed marriage.

Director: Jan Rybkowski | Stars: Andrzej Lapicki, Lucyna Winnicka, Irena Szczurowska, Ewa Krzyzewska

Votes: 7

42. Mieszkanie w bloku (1986)

13 min | Documentary, Short

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Director: Tadeusz Palka

43. A Day with No Sun (1959)

19 min | Documentary, Short

6.2
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Directors: Kazimierz Karabasz, Wladyslaw Slesicki

Votes: 6

44. Mazowsze (1951)

27 min | Documentary, Short, Music

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Director: Tadeusz Makarczynski | Stars: Zespól Piesni i Tanca Mazowsze, Andrzej Lapicki, Dominique des Santi

45. Peace Will Win (1951)

90 min | Documentary

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Directors: Jerzy Bossak, Joris Ivens | Star: Andrzej Lapicki

46. Los wybral Leczna (1978)

16 min | Documentary, Short

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Director: Andrzej Piekutowski

47. Pozar! Pozar! Cos nareszcie dzieje sie (1967)

13 min | Documentary, Short

6.8
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A collective portrait of small town youths as they participate in fire brigade manoeuvres, train at the gym, take part in a choir rehearsal, listen to a tour guide at the Hitler's bunker and go dancing in his former conference hall.

Director: Marek Piwowski

Votes: 24

48. Dzien dziecka na wsi (1985)

15 min | Documentary, Short

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Director: Pawel Kedzierski

49. Akademik (1977)

16 min | Documentary, Short

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Director: Krystyna Gryczelowska

50. Our XXth Century (1988)

Documentary, Short

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At this moment Warsaw has between 7,000 and 25,000 homeless people. Under the socialist regime this problem was largely denied. This touching film deals with the way these people are aided.... See full summary »

Director: Jadwiga Zajicek


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