The Wedding

Wesele, 1973, 110 min.

The Wedding (1973)

Awards

1973
“Silver Shell” at the IFF in San Sebastian

Production

Director Andrzej Wajda
Screenplay Andrzej Kijowski,
based on Stanislaw Wyspianki’s drama
Cinematography Witolf Sobocinski
Music Stanislaw Radwan
Art Direction Tadeusz Wybult

Cast

Bridegroom Daniel Olbrychski
Bride Ewa Zietek
Councilor’s wife Malgorzata Lorentowicz
Poet Andrzej Lapicki
Journalist and Stanczyk Wojciech Pszomiak
Jasiek Marek Perepeczko
Rachela Maja Komorowska-Tyszkiewicz
Czepiec Franciszek Pieczka
Ghost Olgierd Lukaszewicz

Story

A moving drama of destiny, based on a popular national play by Stanislaw Wyspianski, shows the wedding of a peasant’s daughter with a poet.