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The Birthday (1980)

Urodziny mlodego warszawiaka (original title)
The four sequences in the film cover four days in a life of young Warsaw lad in September 1938, 1939, 1943 and 1944. In the first sequence Jurek decides not to study in the Sorbonne but ... See full summary »

Writers:

Jerzy Stefan Stawinski (novel), Jerzy Stefan Stawinski (screenplay)

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Piotr Lysak ... Jerzy Bielecki
Andrzej Lapicki ... Jerzy's Father Stanislaw Bielecki
Jolanta Grusznic ... Teresa
Gabriela Kownacka ... Jerzy's Stepmother Jadzka
Hanna Skarzanka ... Jerzy's Grandmother
Kazimierz Kaczor ... Karczewski
Roman Frankl ... Ziemowit
Tomasz Zaliwski ... Walczak
Arkadiusz Bazak ... Gustaw
Krzysztof Chamiec ... Colonel
Henryk Kluba ... Tax Clerk
Witold Pyrkosz ... Antoni Jakubowicz
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Leonard Andrzejewski ... Man at the Moonshine Kiosk
Jacek Borkowski ... Lieutenant Dancing with Jadzka
Janusz Bylczynski ... Dr. Waclaw
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Storyline

The four sequences in the film cover four days in a life of young Warsaw lad in September 1938, 1939, 1943 and 1944. In the first sequence Jurek decides not to study in the Sorbonne but enlists in a Polish military school instead. In the second sequence the war starts and Warsaw is occupied. In the third sequence he works in the underground resistance. The final sequence takes place during the Warsaw uprising. Written by Polish Cinema Database <http://info.fuw.edu.pl/Filmy/>

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Genres:

Drama | History | Romance | War

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Country:

Poland

Language:

Polish

Release Date:

23 September 1980 (Poland) See more »

Also Known As:

The Birthday See more »

Filming Locations:

Poland

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color
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Soundtracks

"Nasza jest noc'
Music by Stefania Górska
Lyrics by Julian Tuwim
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