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Kanal = Canal (1957)
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Call no.:
DVD 009 617
Title:
Kanal
Alternate titles:
Canal
Originally produced:
1957
Format:
DVD
Summary:
Begins on the 56th day of the Warsaw Uprising against the Nazis during World War II. A ragtag group of trained and untrained Resistance fighters hold on to the front line. They try to live a relatively normal life, and even find time to play the piano. They achieve small victories, but must retreat into the sewers in order to survive.
Credits:
Zespȯł autoröw filmowych Kadr przedstawia film wykonany w Atalier ; Laboratarium Wytowórni filmów fabularnych ; scenariusz wq opowiaderia, Jerzy Stefan Stawiński ; reżyseria, Andrzej Wajda.
Publication:
Sarasota, FL : Polart Distribution ; [s.l.] : Facets Video [distributor], 2003.
Languages:
Polish soundtrack; English subtitles.
Details:
1 DVD (96 min.) : sound, black & white
Country of production:
Poland
Studio(s):
Zespół Filmowy KADR
Laboratarium Wytowórni (Firm)
Director(s):
Wajda, Andrzej
Screenwriter(s):
Stawiński, Jerzy Stefan
Cast:
Teresa Iżewska, Tadeusz Janczar, Wienczysław Gliński, Tadeusz Gwiazdowski.
Production:
Director of photography, Jerzy Lipman; editors, Halina Nawrocka, Aurelia Rut; music, Jan Krenz.
Notes:
Special features: behind-the-scenes images; original posters; credits; Andrzej Wajda's biography and filmography.
Videodisc release of the motion picture produced in 1957.
Subjects:
Resistance movements, War Drama.
Jews, Polish Nazi persecution Drama.
World War, 1939-1945 Underground movements Poland Warsaw Drama.
World War, 1939-1945 Poland Drama.
Sewerage Poland Warsaw Drama.
Motion pictures, Polish.
Poland History Occupation, 1939-1945 Drama.
Warsaw (Poland) History Uprising, 1944 Drama.
Genre:
Feature films.
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Location: Van Pelt Video Collection
Format: DVD
Region: NTSC (North America)
Genre: Feature films
Year: 1950s
Spoken language: Polish
Subtitles: English
Title: Kanal = Canal
Director: Wajda, Andrzej
Actor: Iżewska, Teresa
Actor: Janczar, Tadeusz
Musical score composer: Krenz, Jan
Production studio: Laboratarium Wytowórni (Firm)
Production studio: Zespół Filmowy KADR
Country of production: Poland
Screenplay: Original
Film technique: Live action
Cover image available: Yes