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The story of charismatic painter Wladyslaw Strzeminski, who opposed social realism and maintained his own artistic freedom in spite of political obstacles.

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Nika Strzeminska
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Julian Przybos
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Madejski
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The great Polish director Andrzej Wajda returns with this passionate biopic about avant-garde artist Wladyslaw Strzeminski (brilliantly played by Polish superstar Boguslaw Linda), who battled Stalinist orthodoxy and his own physical impairments to advance his progressive ideas about art.

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painter | communism | 50s | student | art | See All (34) »


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13 January 2017 (Poland)  »

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Opening Weekend USA:

$5,832, 19 May 2017, Limited Release

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$30,093, 23 June 2017
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Official submission of Poland for the 'Best Foreign Language Film' category of the 89th Academy Awards in 2017. See more »

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References Czlowiek z marmuru (1977) See more »

Soundtracks

Autumn Music
Written by Andrzej Panufnik
Performed by Narodowa Orkiestra Symfoniczna Polskiego Radia w Katowicach
Conducted by Piotr Komorowski
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this is the basic feeling. it is a film about present. not only for remind the Communist regime profound traces in every day life. but for the dictatorship of bureaucracy. for the desire of unanimity. for the role of person as tool. and for the politically correctness who is not real far by the Communist dictatorship. it is , in same measure, a significant last word of Wajda. not only as legacy. but as remember of his themes, message, precise exposure of the action of the evil, crash of the artist, forms of freedom out of political rules. a film about present, maybe, only from the perspective of an Easter European.


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