A retired, highly decorated miner (Augustyn Halotta) refuses to give up his family home in his European homeland of Silesia when the Communist government plans to remake the entire community and move its residents to new apartment buildings. No appeasement or inducement persuades the old man, holding firm even as family members threaten to abandon him. Affecting drama from Poland co-stars Ewa Wisniewska, Jerzy Rzepka. 116 min. Standard; Soundtrack: Polish; Subtitles: English; biographies. In Polish with English subtitles.