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18 Ratings



Directed by Jerzy Kawalerowicz
Poland, 1956
Action, Drama, Thriller


A man has been found dead after having been hurled from a train. As security agents, police and a medical examiner piece together his identity, three accounts emerge: one set during World War II, one in the immediate aftermath of the war, and one in contemporary Poland.

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Shadow Directed by Jerzy Kawalerowicz

Awards & Festivals

BAFTA Awards

1957 | Nominee: Best Film from any Source

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  • Pedja's rating of the film Shadow

    Brilliant style and complex story, lot of mysteries strongly related to one and another, in war and postwar Warsaw, lead to brutal and unforgettable master work.. I mark CIEN as "European older cousin! of my fav POINT BLANC In a contrary, there are just two women, both beautiful, both angelsalike.

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