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Title Eroica : symfonia bohaterska w dwóch czẹściach / Studio Filmowe KADR przedsławia ; Zespół Autorów Filmowych KADR przedsławia ; scenariusz, Jerzy Stefan Stawiński ; reźyseria, Andrzej Munk.

Published [U.K.] : Second Run DVD, [2012]


Location Call No. Status
Uniform title Eroica (Motion picture)
Physical description 1 videodisc (81 minutes) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (15 pages : illustrations ; 18 cm)
Credits Photographer, Jerzy Wójcik ; editors, Jadwiga Zajiček, Mirosława Garlicka ; music, Jan Krenz.
Notes Originally produced as a motion picture in 1957.
Restored with supervision from the film's cinematographer Jerzy Wójcik.
Special features: Spacerek staromiejski = A walk in the old town of Warsaw / directed by Andrzek Munk (1958, 18 min.)
Performers Edward Dziewoński, Barbara Połomska, Ignacy Machowski, Leon Niemszyk, Kazimierz Opaliński, Kazimierz Rudzki, Henryk Bąk, Mariusz Dmochowski, Roman Kłosowski.
Summary Two sketches covering episodes from Poland's involvement in World War II. Scherzo alla polacca: A shrewd son, who initially rejects underground training to avoid the Warsaw uprising, ultimately becomes a hero and finds a reason for fighting. Ostinato lugubre: Tells the story of an attempt at escape from a prison camp by a man who can no longer stand the confinement. His escape boosts the morale of his fellow prisoners, while the "escapee" lies hidden from Germans and comrades alike.
Audience BBFC rating: 12.
System notes DVD; PAL; full screen (1.56:1) presentation; Dolby digital 2.0 restored from the original mono. soundtrack.
Language notes In Polish, with optional English subtitles.
Other author Munk, Andrzej, 1921-1961.
Stawiński, Jerzy Stefan, 1921-2010.
Dziewoński, Edward.
Polomska, Barbara, 1934-
Machowski, Ignacy, 1920-2001.
Niemszyk, Leon, 1923-2006.
Opaliński, Kazimierz, 1890-1979.
Studio Filmowe KADR.
Zespół Filmowy KADR.
Second Run DVD (Firm)
Subject World War, 1939-1945 -- Poland -- Drama.
Prisoners of war -- Poland -- Drama.
Warsaw (Poland) -- History -- Uprising, 1944 -- Drama.
War films.
Feature films.
Fiction films.
Motion pictures -- Poland.
Variant Title Also known as: Eroica : a heroical symphony in two parts.
Also known as: Heroism.
Other title Scherzo alla polacca.
Ostinato lugubre.
Spacerek staromiejski.
Standard Number 5060114150591
Publisher Number DVD 046 Second Run