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703 Ratings


Directed by Andrzej Wajda
Poland, 1957


“Watch them closely, for these are the last hours of their lives,” announces a narrator, foretelling the tragedy that unfolds as a war-ravaged company of Home Army resistance fighters tries to escape the Nazis through the sewers of Warsaw.

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Kanal Directed by Andrzej Wajda

Awards & Festivals

Cannes Film Festival

1957 | Winner: Jury Special Prize

BAFTA Awards

1959 | Nominee: Most Promising Newcomer to Film

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