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Andrzej Wajda: Three War Films (Criterion Collection)
Format: DVD Genre: Drama, Box Sets
Andrzej Wajda: Three War Films (Criterion Collection)

Andrzej Wajda: Three War Films (Criterion Collection)

Format: DVD Genre: Drama, Box Sets
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This three-disc collection of Polish director's Wajda acclaimed "war trilogy" opens with "A Generation" (1955), which follows a young Polish man who joins the anti-Nazi Resistance during the Warsaw uprising and risks his life to help escapees avoid capture. Tadeusz Lomnicki, Urszula Modrzynska, Roman Polanski star. Next, after the German destruction of Warsaw that followed the 1944 ghetto uprising, a small band of Polish soldiers and partisans attempts to escape through the city's sewers, in "Kanal" (1957). Tadeusz Janczar stars. And, "Ashes and Diamonds" (1958) is Wajda's haunting look at Poland on the final day of World War II, as a young Resistance fighter shoots the wrong man and is captured by the newly appointed Communist authorities. Zbigniew Cybulski, Ewa Krzyzewska star. 4 3/4 hrs. total. Standard/Widescreen; Soundtrack: Polish; Subtitles: English; audio commentary; interviews; newsreel footage; photo gallery; poster gallery; art gallery; bonus short "Ceramics from Ilza" (1951). In Polish with English subtitles.
Director: Andrzej Wajda
Studio: Criterion
Release Date: 4/26/2005
Item #: HVD001792
UPC #: 037429201527
SKU #: D73446
Attributes: Special Edition, Boxed Set, Full Frame, Widescreen
Product Type: DVD
Rating: UNR
Closed Caption: No

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