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Walesa. Czlowiek z nadziei (2013)

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.

Director:

Andrzej Wajda

Writer:

Janusz Glowacki (scenario)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Robert Wieckiewicz ... Lech Walesa
Agnieszka Grochowska ... Danuta Walesa
Iwona Bielska ... Ilona
Zbigniew Zamachowski ... Nawislak
Maria Rosaria Omaggio Maria Rosaria Omaggio ... Oriana Fallaci
Ewa Kolasinska Ewa Kolasinska ... Pracownica stoczni
Miroslaw Baka ... Klemens Gniech, dyrektor stoczni
Michal Czernecki ... Male Secretary of POP
Remigiusz Jankowski Remigiusz Jankowski ... Stoczniowiec
Wojciech Kalarus ... Przewodniczacy
Piotr Probosz Piotr Probosz ... Mijak
Marcin Hycnar ... KOR-owiec Rysiek
Maciej Marczewski ... KOR-owiec
Maciej Konopinski Maciej Konopinski ... Tajniak SB
Cezary Kosinski ... 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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Country:

Poland

Language:

Polish | Italian

Release Date:

4 October 2013 (Poland) See more »

Also Known As:

Walesa See more »

Filming Locations:

Gdansk, Pomorskie, Poland See more »

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Budget:

€3,500,000 (estimated)
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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Actresses Olga Boladz, Anita Sokolowska, Anna Cieslak and Joanna Brodzik wanted to play Danuta Walesa. Agnieszka Grochowska finally got the part. See more »

Connections

Follows Man of Iron (1981) See more »

Soundtracks

Kocham wolnosc
Written by Bogdan Lyszkiewicz
Performed by Chlopcy Z Placu Broni
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Wanna be cheated, have a look
4 October 2013 | by sznitkeSee all my reviews

Historical films shall tell the HISTORY, and this film does not. Its main purpose is to do good to the alternative, untrue but unfortunately officially fostered as the only available story of Mr Walesa as the one to defeat the Reds. But the truth, recently being uncovered, is that he was the communist agent designated for the post of a "national hero" subject to covert pressure from them and the man to be blamed for the of the nowadays Poland's "second life" the life of secret services, "serial suicider", poverty, and Russian influences. Walensa is the key for the Poland to become free as it was in 1918-1939 - to hit Walensa and defeat his "legend" is for the Poland to become free at last. This film stands on my way to be free. Mr Wieckiewicz does his best, and the music of '80 stirs my memories, but there are so many good films these days. And few of them so harmful.


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