A generation = Pokolenie
- DVD FOREIGN (CEN)
Full screen version.
Soundtrack in Polish; subtitles in English.
Tadeusz Łomnicki, Urszula Modrzynska, Tadeusz Janczar, Roman Polanski, Zbigniew Cybulski.
1 DVD (87 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (1 v. (unpaged) : ill. ; 19 cm.)
The story of a cocky Polish youth who decides to fight the Nazis after he falls for a pretty resistance leader. As he and his friends help escapees during the Warsaw ghetto uprising, the innocence of a generation is lost under the grueling conditions of war.
Based on the novel by Bohdan Czeszko.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1954.
Special features: Andrzej Wajda interview On becoming a filmmaker; short film Ceramics from Ilza; production photos; publicity stills; original artwork by the director; essay by film scholar Ewa Mazierska.