Man of Marble
Człowiek z marmuru, 1977, 165 min.
FIPRESCI Award at the IFF in Cannes
Award for best male role at the IFF in Brussels
“Gold Seal” at the IFF in Belgrade for Jerzy Radziwilowicz
|Mateusy Birkut||Jerzy Radziwilowicz|
|Film director Burski||Tadeusz Lomnicki and Jacek Lomnicki|
|Party Secretary Jodla||Wieslaw Wojcik|
|Hanka Tomczyk||Krystyna Zachwatowicz|
A satire on life in post-WWII Poland. A young filmmaker sets out to tell the story of a bricklayer who, because of his exceptional skill, once gained popularity with others workers. He become a champion for worker rights, only to then find himself being persecuted by the government. The conclusion was censored by the Polish government. Highly acclaimed and followed by “Man of Iron” in 1981.