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Title Popiół i diament = Ashes and diamonds / Janus Films presents ; screenplay by Jerzy Andrzejewski, Andrzej Wajda ; produced by Stanisław Adler ; directed by, Andrzej Wajda.

Publication Info. [Irvington, NY] : Criterion Collection, 2009.


Location Call No. Status
 Middletown, Russell Library - Adult FOREIGN DVD  DVD FOREIGN-POL-A    Check Shelf
 New Britain, Main Library - Audio-Visual Materials  POL DVD ASHES AND DIAMONDS    Check Shelf
 South Windsor Public Library - Audio-Visual Materials  DVD ASHES AND DIAMONDS    Check Shelf
 Windsor, Main Library - Adult Department  FOREIGN FILM DVD ASHE    Check Shelf
Edition Widescreen.
Description 1 videodisc (103 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
System Details DVD, region 1, widescreen (1.66:1); Dolby Digital mono., NTSC.
Cast Zbigniew Cybulski, Ewa Krzyzewska, Waclaw Zastrzezynski, Adam Pawlikowski, Bogumil Kobiela, Jan Ciecierski, Stanislaw Milski, Artur Mlodnicki, Halina Kwiatkowska, Ignacy Machowski, Zbigniew Skowronski, Barbara Kfrafftówna, Aleksander Sewruk, Adolf Chronicki.
Credits Director of photography, Jerzy Wójcik ; camera, Krzysztof Winiewicz, Wieslaw Zdort, Zygmunt Krusznicki, Jerzy Szurowski, Bogdan Myslinski ; editor, Halina Nawrocka ; music conductor, Filip Nowak.
Note Based on the novel by Jerzy Andrzejewski.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1958.
Summary Maciek is a young Resistance fighter who is ordered to kill Szczuka, a Communist district leader, on the last day of World War II. The Soviet leader who has arrived in town to establish a new government. A mistake leads him to a beautiful barmaid who shows him what his life could be like and although killing has been easy for him in the past, Szczuka was a fellow soldier, and Maciek must decide whether to follow his orders.
Language Polish dialogue with optional English subtitles.
Note GMD: videorecording.
Subject World War, 1939-1945 -- Underground movements -- Poland -- Drama.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Drama.
Poland -- History -- Occupation, 1939-1945 -- Drama.
Man-woman relationships -- Poland -- Drama.
Genre/Form War films.
Feature films.
Foreign films.
Fiction films.
Added Author Andrzejewski, Jerzy, 1909-1983.
Wajda, Andrzej, 1926-2016
Cybulski, Zbigniew, 1927-1967.
Krzyzewski, Eva.
Zastrzeżynski, Wacław, 1900-1959.
Pawlikoski, Adam.
Kobiela, Bogumil.
Ciecierski, Jan, 1899-1987.
Milski, Stanisław, 1897-1972.
Mlodnicki, Artur.
Kwiatkowska, Halina, 1921-2020
Machowski, Ignacy, 1920-2001.
Skowroński, Zbigniew, 1909-1985.
Krafftówna, Barbara, 1928-
Sewruk, Aleksander.
Chronicki, Adolf.
Nowak, Filip.
Andrzejewski, Jerzy, 1909-1983 Popiół i diament.
Zespół Filmowy KADR.
Criterion Collection (Firm)
Note At head of container title: Janus Films presents Essential Art House
ISBN 9781604651638
Standard No. 715515046817
Music No. EAH016 Criterion Collection
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