Pokolenie = A generation

Andrzej Wajda's war trilogy.

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Summary

  • Wajda, who fought for the Resistance during World War II, offers an unsentimental appraisal of heroism in the tale of a cocky Polish youth who decides to fight the Nazis after he falls for a pretty Resistance leader. Barely out of their teens, he and his friends approach their first mission - like a game of cops and robbers.

Notes

  • Based on the novel by Bohdan Czeszko.
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1954.
  • "Andrzej Wajda's war trilogy, [pt.1]"--Container.
  • VHS ; NTSC.
  • Polish dialogue with English subtitles.
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