Written by Jerzy Kawalerowicz, Tadeusz Konwicki, and Julian Stryjkowski from the novel by Julian Stryjkowski
Cinematography by Zygmunt Samosiuk
Production Design by Jerzy Skrzepinski
Editing by Wieslawa Otocka
Music by Leopold Kozlowski
Cast: Franciszek Pieczka, Wojciech Pszoniak, Jan Szurmiej, and Ewa Domanska
Poland, 1982, DCP distributed by Milestone Films, color, 1.66:1, 109 min. 
Polish/Hebrew/German with English subtitles

On the eve of World War I, people from three ethnic groups (Polish, Ukrainian, and Jewish) struggle to survive in a country inn in Polish Galicia. 

Thu, September 18, 2014, 7:30 PM 
AFS at the Marchesa 
(6226 Middle Fiskville Rd)

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