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WARSAW 44

by Jan Komasa

synopsis

In mid 1944, the Second World War is coming to an end. Warsaw is still occupied by the Nazis. Young people are tired of suffering. They are hungry for a new life and they want it now. The urge to rebel against the occupiers is overwhelming. Their voice needs to be heard. On the 1st of August, unarmed citizens start an uprising that lasts 63 days and brings an apocalypse upon the city.

international title: Warsaw 44
original title: Miasto 44
country: Poland
year: 2014
genre: fiction
directed by: Jan Komasa
film run: 127'
release date: PL 09/05/2014
screenplay: Jan Komasa
cast: Anna Próchniak, Antoni Królikowski, Zofia Wichlacz, Józef Pawlowski, Maurycy Popiel, Filip Gurlacz
cinematography by: Marian Prokop
film editing: Michal Czarnecki
art director: Grzegorz Piatkowski, Marek Warszewski
costumes designer: Dorota Roqueplo
music: Antoni Łazarkiewicz
producer: Jan Oldakowski, Pior Sliwowski, Michał Kwieciński, Jan Kwiecinski
production: Akson Studio
backing: Polish Film Institute
distributor: Kino Świat