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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.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Lech Walesa
... Danuta Walesa
... Ilona
... Nawislak
Maria Rosaria Omaggio ... Oriana Fallaci
Ewa Kolasinska ... Pracownica stoczni
... Klemens Gniech, dyrektor stoczni
... Male Secretary of POP
Remigiusz Jankowski ... Stoczniowiec
... Przewodniczacy
Piotr Probosz ... Mijak
... KOR-owiec Rysiek
... KOR-owiec
Maciej Konopinski ... Tajniak SB
... 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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4 October 2013 (Poland)  »

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€3,500,000 (estimated)
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One of the contenders to play the part of Oriana Fallaci was Italian star Monica Bellucci. Her salary was, however, too high for the producers so they decided to cast Maria Rosaria Omaggio instead. See more »

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Follows Man of Iron (1981) See more »

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Kocham wolnosc
Written by Bogdan Lyszkiewicz
Performed by Chlopcy Z Placu Broni
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a testimony
31 July 2016 | by See all my reviews

a portrait. a homage. a form of definition of a struggle. at the first sigh. in fact, a film about an ordinary man who has the chance to be part of a great change. the film represents the mark of Andrzey Wayda. the technique, the construction of story, references to his filmography, the tone, the dialogues, the spirit of wake up of a profound Poland . it is not a biopic but a testimony. it is not a demonstration but only an exercise to propose a slice of recent history for understand a cause. it is easy to define it as an eulogy. in fact, it is only a tool for explain. for describe. for impose the final part of a project who explains Poland and its fight under communism. a high ambition result could be unclear for viewers. and Wales is not exactly an exception. but a good support for discover Wajda films. for search the trajectory of Lech Walesa. for remind the recent past of Poland. and the values who remain its roots.


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