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Kronika wypadków milosnych (1986)

Set in the summer months preceding the September 1939 outbreak of World War II in Polish part of Lithuania. A young highschool lad, Witek, is hoping to pass the entrance exams to the ... See full summary »

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Andrzej Wajda

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Paulina Mlynarska ... Alina
Piotr Wawrzynczak Piotr Wawrzynczak ... Witek
Bernadetta Machala-Krzeminska Bernadetta Machala-Krzeminska ... Greta
Dariusz Dobkowski Dariusz Dobkowski ... Angel
Jaroslaw Gruda ... Lowa
Tadeusz Konwicki ... Stranger
Tadeusz Lomnicki ... Rev. Baum
Jaroslaw Dobrowski Jaroslaw Dobrowski
Krystyna Zachwatowicz ... Witek's Mother
Joanna Szczepkowska ... Cecylia
Gabriela Kownacka ... Olimpia
Magdalena Wójcik ... Zuza, Alina's friend
Bohdana Majda ... Cecylisa's and Olimpia's Mother
Adrianna Godlewska Adrianna Godlewska ... Alina's Mother
Leonard Pietraszak ... Alina's Father
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Set in the summer months preceding the September 1939 outbreak of World War II in Polish part of Lithuania. A young highschool lad, Witek, is hoping to pass the entrance exams to the university. His love interest is Alina, his high-school colleague. Written by Polish Cinema Database <http://info.fuw.edu.pl/Filmy/>

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Country:

Poland

Language:

Polish

Release Date:

24 November 1986 (Poland) See more »

Also Known As:

Chronicle of Amorous Accidents See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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Required viewing for all teenagers
1 May 2004 | by flyczbaSee all my reviews

This is no doubt one of the most touching film I saw while a teenager. Made me an incurable romantic for life ! No one should be allowed to even think about starting a relationship without first watching this film. The heroes are beautiful and funny, clumsy and grand at the same time. The background history of WW II mixes the romantic love affair with the national / international struggle of Poles against Nazi Germany, and the mix is an explosive cocktail of romantic nationalism, or national love affair, or love affair / national sacrifice, pick the formula you want, that to this day defines Polishness for me. There are two images that have stuck in my memory: the love scene in the tall grass, and the surreal charge of Polish cavalry (on horses if you please) against German Panzers. Somehow, there is no clear difference between the two for the hero, and for the audience. See it whenever it plays, wherever! My only regret is that I can't seem to find a VHS or DVD version of this film.


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