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This edition: Man of Marble





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Episode Details

(1977/Poland, 160 min., color, and b&w, drama, in Polish with English subtitles) Dir.: Andrzej Wajda. Cast: Krystyna Janda, Jerzy Radziwilowicz, Tadeusz Lomnicki, Jacek Lonmicki, Krystyna Zachwatowicz. A female film student in 1976 Poland embarks on making a documentary about a bricklayer who was a proletarian hero in the 1950s. In doing so, she finds out that the man's heroic qualities were the factors that led to his downfall.