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The year 1901, a psychiatric hospital in the Russian partition. One of the patients is a political prisoner - Józef Pilsudski (Borys Szyc). The Polish underground independence movement is ... See full summary »

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Michal Rosa

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Borys Szyc ... Józef Pilsudski
Magdalena Boczarska ... Maria Pilsudska
Jan Marczewski ... Walery Slawek
Maria Debska ... Aleksandra Szczerbinska
Józef Pawlowski ... Aleksander Sulkiewicz
Tomasz Schuchardt ... Aleksander Prystor
Eliza Rycembel ... Wanda Juszkiewiczówna
Marcin Hycnar ... Witold Jodko-Narkiewicz
Filip Kosior ... Tadeusz Kasprzycki
Kamil Szeptycki ... Kazimierz Sosnowski
Tomasz Borkowski ... Józef Kwiatek
Grzegorz Malecki ... Szczucki
Krzysztof Stroinski ... Omelczenko
Przemyslaw Bluszcz ... Rybak
Lukasz Garlicki ... Jedrzejewski
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The year 1901, a psychiatric hospital in the Russian partition. One of the patients is a political prisoner - Józef Pilsudski (Borys Szyc). The Polish underground independence movement is preparing their mission to rescue the famous activist. Pilsudski is freed, but he will not get back his idyll family life that he once knew. Uncertain years are coming, marked by revolutionary events, violence and betrayal. Pilsudski must find a way to man oeuvre on the boggy ground - between the conservative passivity of the Polish Socialist Party and the aggression against the invaders, resulting in retaliation. The year 1914 is coming, and the chance for restoring an independent country, independent Poland, is now or never. Written by ron_whisky

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To nie mialo prawa sie stac

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To nie mialo prawa sie stac
Music by Tomasz Organek & Adam Ostrowski (as O.S.T.R.)
Lyrics by Tomasz Organek & Adam Ostrowski (as O.S.T.R.)
Performed by Tomasz Organek, Adam Ostrowski (as O.S.T.R.), Robert Markiewicz & Tomasz Lewandowski
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An education in Polish history
1 October 2019 | by PadreviewsSee all my reviews

Poland has for years sat at the fault line between the east and west , between communism and capitalism, between Russia and Germany , between catholic and orthodox . Most of my fellow English countrymen probably know little more than it being the country that Nazi Germany invaded on 1/9/39 thus precipitating WW2.

I like to think I know more but I didn't know about Pilsudski

His rise to power was not unlike that of Ataturk or Castro.

An agitator , a terrorist , a hero , a liberator , a rebel , a survivor , a conundrum .

The biopic was a sensitive portrayal and showed the good and the bad , the affairs , the killings , the hared of an occupying foreign power , the patriotism and the political battles fought along side the physical battles .

In my experience 90% of Polish films far surpass that churned out by Hollywood , long may they continue , don't be frightened of subtitles 10 minutes you'll be reading subconsciously

Well worth seeing , you're feel educated :)


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13 September 2019 (Poland) See more »

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Kraków, Malopolskie, Poland See more »

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