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272 Ratings

Man of Marble

Człowiek z marmuru

Directed by Andrzej Wajda
Poland, 1977
Drama, History


In 1976, a young woman in Krakow is making her diploma film, looking behind the scenes at the life of a 1950s bricklayer, Birkut, who was briefly a proletariat hero, at how that heroism was created, and what became of him.

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Man of Marble Directed by Andrzej Wajda

Awards & Festivals

Cannes Film Festival

1978 | Winner: FIPRESCI Prize

New York Film Critics Circle Awards

1981 | Winner: Special Award

1981 | 2nd place: Best Foreign Language Film

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