Another after “Warsaw Uprising” Polish non-fiction film based on unknown and unpublished recordings that have been subjected to digital treatment and colorization. All archival materials have been colored, 80% are materials that have not been known so far and are shown to the public for the first time.
See how looked the fight for polish borders in World War I and the polish-Bolshevik war. Meet the reality of uprisings, plebiscites and diplomatic struggle at Versailles. See what the everyday life of poles looked like.
Director, screenwriter, author of many documentries movies. Born in 1959 Łódź. He studied art history at the Jagiellonian University and at the Sorbonne in Paris. In 1983 he emigrated to France, where he collaborated with the Paris studio “Video Kontakt”, and since 1987 he has made about 40 films for French television channels. In 1990, he organized the Festival “Cinema Freed” for Cinématheque Francaise and the Danielle Mitterrand Foundation. After returning to Poland, in 2004-06 he was the head of the Editorial Office of the Documentary Program 1 of the TVP. He is a Polish Film Institute expert since 2006.
2018, 85 min, Poland
Polish with English subtitles