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Katyn [videorecording] / Akson Studio, Telewizja Polska S.A., Telekomunikacja Polska S.A. ; przy współfinansowaniu Polskiego Instytutu Sztuki Filmowej przedstawiają film ; scenariusz, Andrzej Wajda, Władysław Pasikowski, Przemysław Nowakowski ; producent, Michał Kwieciński ; reźyseria, Andrzej Wajda
Widescreen ed
Port Washington, N.Y. : Koch Lorber Films : Distributed by E1 Entertainment, [2009]
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 Videos/2nd Flr  PG7172.U68 P67 2009    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Katyn Massacre, Katynʹ, Russia, 1940 -- Drama
World War, 1939-1945 -- Atrocities -- Drama
Subject Poland -- History -- Occupation, 1939-1945 -- Drama
Subject(s) Prisoners of war -- Poland -- Drama
World War, 1939-1945 -- Women -- Poland -- Drama
Conspiracy -- Poland -- Drama
Historical films
War films
Film adaptations
Feature films
Fiction films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Physical Description 1 videodisc (121 min. + 80 min. of extras) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in
Note - System Details DVD-video; Dolby digital 5.1 surround sound; 16x9 (2.35:1)
Language Polish dialogue; English subtitles
Cast Andrzej Chyra, Maja Ostaszewska, Artur Zmijewski, Jan Englert, Danuta Stenka, Magdalena Cielecka, Agnieszka Glinska, Maja Komorowska, Sergey Garmash
Credits Editors, Milena Fiedler, Rafał Listopad ; music, Krzyzstof Penderecki ; cinematography, Paweł Edelman
Note Based on the novel "Post mortem" by Andrzej Mularczyk
Originally produced in 2007
Widescreen format (16x9, aspect ratio 2.35:1)
Summary Dramatization of the massacre of 20,000 people (interned Polish officers as well as civilians accused of treason by the occupying Soviet forces) by the Soviet secret police at Katyń in the spring of 1940, and the cover-up that followed. Follows the fictional stories of four families, separated from one another in the confusion of September 1939, when the Soviets and Germans invaded Poland, through the Soviet occupation in 1945 when the truth of the massacre gets suppressed
Note Special features: Interview with director Andrejz Wajda ; "Katyn: 60 days on the set: making-of featurette," Polish premiere: interviews and reactions ; photo gallery
Awards Winner: Polish Film Awards, Best Picture
Winner: European Film Awards, Prix d'Excellence
Alternate Author Wajda, Andrzej, 1926-
Pasikowski, Władysław
Nowakowski, Przemysław, 1970-
Chyra, Andrzej, 1964-
Ostaszewska, Maja, 1972-
Żmijewski, Artur, 1966-
Englert, Jan
Mularczyk, Andrzej, 1930- Post mortem
Akson Studio (Firm)
Polskie Radio i Telewizja
Telekomunikacja Polska SA
Koch Lorber Films
E1 Entertainment (Firm)

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