Eroica : symfonia bohaterska w dwoch częd́ciach

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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.

Notes

  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1957.
  • Issued in a boxed set with an accompanying booklet: Martin Scorsese presents masterpieces of Polish cinema: about the box.
  • Digital restoration in 2011 by Studio Fiomowe KADR.
  • Special features: Martin Scorsese series trailer; digital restoration before/after.
  • Blu-ray: 1.56:1 aspect ratio; 16:9 presentation; original mono audio restored to DTS or Dolby digital.
  • In Polish, with optional subtitles in English and French.
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