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Ashes and Diamonds

Popiół i diament

Directed by Andrzej Wajda
Poland, 1958


On the last day of World War II, Polish exiles and the occupying Soviet forces confront each other over the future of the country. In this tense environment, we find a young Polish soldier named Maciek, who has been ordered to assassinate the new Soviet-friendly commissar…

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Ashes and Diamonds Directed by Andrzej Wajda

Awards & Festivals

Venice Film Festival

1959 | Winner: FIPRESCI Prize

BAFTA Awards

1960 | 2 nominations including: Best Film from any Source

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