Man Of Iron (PAL)

Man Of Iron (PAL)

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Actor: Jerzy Radzilwilowicz

Aspect Ratio: Unknown

Audience Rating: PG (Parental Guidance Suggested)

Director: Andrzej Wajda

Features:

  • Polish Release, cover may contain Polish text/markings. The disk DOES NOT have English audio and subtitles.

Format: Multiple Formats

Number Of Discs: 1

Publisher: Mr Bongo Films

Release Date: 2009-06-28

Running Time: 147

Details: Communist authorities at Gdansk city initiate a smear campaign to discredit Maciek Tomczyk (Jerzy Radziwilowicz), a prominent Solidarity movement activist. They appoint Winkel (Marian Opania), a TV journalist, to infiltrate his inner circle. Making use of his credibility as a former anti-Communist protestor, Winkel interviews friends and colleagues to unearth knowledge of Maciek's personal life. Despite never meeting face to face, Maciek provokes Winkel to look within himself, making the latter increasingly uncomfortable about his duplicitous function as an 'informer' for the state. Revisiting characters from Man of Marble, Andrzej Wajda provides a rich glimpse of life in Poland under communist regime. The film's distinctive blend of actual newsreel footage of the Solidarity movement (including an appearance by Nobel Peace prize winner Lech Walesa) with a compelling drama of a journalist's crisis of conscience makes Man of Iron (Palme d'Or recipient at the Cannes Film Festival) an indelible time capsule of a special moment in European history.

UPC: 711969113297

EAN: 0711969113297