A Generation

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A Generation ★★★ Pokolenie 1954

During WWII, a young man escapes from the Warsaw Ghetto and finds his way to the Polish Resistance. He falls in love with the leader of the local group and finds the courage to fight for his freedom. Strong directorial debut from Wajda. Part 1 of his “War Trilogy,” followed by “Kanal” and “Ashes and Diamonds.” Scripted by Czeszko from his novel “Pokolenie.” Polish with subtitles. 90m/B VHS, DVD . PL Tadeusz Lomnicki, Urszula Modrzynska, Zbigniew Cybulski, Roman Polanski; D: Andrzej Wajda; W: Bohdan Czeszko; C: Jerzy Lipman; M: Andrzej Markowski.