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3.6
64 Ratings

A Year of the Quiet Sun

Rok spokojnego słońca

Directed by Krzysztof Zanussi
Poland, United States, 1984
Drama, Romance, War

Synopsis

In this award-winning drama set in the wake of World War II, an American soldier (Scott Wilson) forms a delicate friendship with a war widow (Maja Komorowska) amid the devastation of 1946 Poland.

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A Year of the Quiet Sun Directed by Krzysztof Zanussi

Awards & Festivals

Venice Film Festival

1984 | 2 wins including: Golden Lion

Golden Globes (USA)

1986 | Nominee: Best Foreign Film

Critics reviews

By all appearances it’s a far cry from the films that cemented Zanussi’s position within the “cinema of moral concern,” though it retains the fair-minded ambiguity that seems to inform even his most sectarian films… This homage to the classic Western embodies the redemptive, romantic elements of the genre, further solidifying Zanussi’s tough but hopeful outlook.
September 11, 2015
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