Artikelnummer 5585

THE ASHES (Popioły) (1965) * with switchable English subtitles *

Andrzej Wajda Writers: Aleksander Scibor-Rylski, Stefan Zeromski (novel) Stars: Daniel Olbrychski, Boguslaw Kierc, Piotr Wysocki

Set during the era of the Napoleonic wars, a young Polish nobleman, Rafal Olbromski, has grown up amid slavery, poverty and great schisms between the classes. Having witnessed the death of his brother in a duel, he joins Napoleon Bonaparte's soldiers in their conquest of Europe. As Olbromski rises to the rank of general, his Polish legion commits numerous violent, and sometimes excessively brutal, sieges, all in the hope of gaining freedom for their oppressed homeland.

DVD-R is in Polish with switchable English subtitles. Approx. 235 mins. See film sample for audio and video quality! 


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