My selection ()

.

Add to my selection
MAN OF IRON
Cannes Classics

CZŁOWIEK Z ŻELAZA

(MAN OF IRON)

Directed by : Andrzej WAJDA

Year of production : 1981 Length : 153 minutes

Synopsis

The continuation of Wajda’s picture of 1976 – ‘Man of Marble’ (‘Człowiek z marmuru’). The year 1980. Workers of the Gdansk Shipyard are on strike. The son of Mateusz Birkut, Maciek Tomczyk, is one of the shipyard workers and also an activist of the strike committee. Winkel, a radio reporter, is given an assignment to make a report which would disgrace Tomczyk and the strike committee. However, after the conversation with Agnieszka – now Tomczyk’s wife - imprisoned for supporting the strike, he changes his view on the demands of the workers. He decides never to make the report.

Credits

- Sound

- Film Editor

- Director

- Director of Photography

- Music

- Set decorator

- Script / Dialogue

Casting

- Maciek Tomczyk, Birkut's son – Mateusz Birkut

- Grzenda

- Antoniak, opposition activist

- Hanka Tomczyk, Birkut's wife

- Winkel

- Agnieszka

- Wiesława Hulewicz

- Hulewicz's mother

- Dzidek

- Badecki

- vice president of the Radiocomittee

- captain Wirski

- Kryska, Maciek's friend in 1970

Film's poster © DR

Further information

Press area See the programme

Contacts

Production

(ORIGINALLY) ZESPOL FILMOWY X (RIGHTHOLDER) STUDIO FILMOWE ZEBRA - Pulawska 61 02-595 WARSAW POLAND - T: 4822 845 54 84 - zebra@zebrafilm.pl