Wednesday, April 24
(1955) In Wajda’s feature debut, a young man finds love and purpose in the Communist underground during the Occupation, highlighted by the dramatic violence of a friend’s tortured futile sacrifice. Supporting player Roman Polanski later called it “a film of tremendous importance. The whole Polish cinema began with it.” DCP. Approx. 87 min.
Part of Andrzej Wajda’s War Trilogy.