Warsaw Uprising


"Powstanie Warszawskie"

Jan Komasa

It tells the story of the Warsaw Uprising of 1944 through the eyes of a US airman, escaper from the Nazi Stalag camp and two young reporters, cameramen for the Bureau of Information and Propaganda of the Polish Home Army. Their mission: documenting the Uprising by shooting newsreels for the “Palladium” cinema. Looking for the right shots, they go deeper and deeper – literally and figuratively – into the heart of the Uprising. Traumatic truth becomes obvious. Aware of being witnesses of indescribable events, they realize their duties: to document them and preserve the rolls of film at any cost…

Michał Żurawski, Maciej Nawrocki, Mirosław Zbrojewicz, Agnieszka Kunikowska, Ewa Kania, Jacek Czyż, Jan Aleksandrowicz-Krasko

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