The film is about events related to Poland regaining independence after years of partitions - from the creation of Legions in Krakow by Jozef Pilsudski in 1914, to discussions and decisions... See full summary »
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Credited cast:
Janusz Zakrzenski ...  Marshal Józef Pilsudski
Krzysztof Chamiec ...  Ignacy Jan Paderewski
Józef Fryzlewicz ...  Roman Dmowski
Jerzy Kaliszewski Jerzy Kaliszewski ...  Woodrow Wilson, American President
Edmund Fetting ...  David Lloyd George, British Prime Minister
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Wlodzimierz Adamski Wlodzimierz Adamski ...  Stanislaw Burhardt-Bukacki, Commander of Polish Rifle Squads (as Stanislaw Adamski)
Arkadiusz Bazak ...  Col. Harry Kessler, German Government Envoy in Magdeburg
Hanna Bedrynska Hanna Bedrynska ...  Doctor's Wife
Zbigniew Bielski ...  Janek Pawlak, Franek's Brother
Lech Bijald Lech Bijald
Henryk Bista ...  Raymond Poincaré, French President
Emir Buczacki ...  Aristide Briand, French Prime Minister
Janusz Bylczynski ...  Prelate, Member of the Regency Council
Jan Bógdol Jan Bógdol ...  Józef Grzegorzek, Commander of Polish Military Organization of Upper Silesia
Andrzej Chmielarczyk Andrzej Chmielarczyk

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The film is about events related to Poland regaining independence after years of partitions - from the creation of Legions in Krakow by Jozef Pilsudski in 1914, to discussions and decisions of the Peace Conference in Versailles. The first part presents the events in Poland and abroad since 1914 - the creation of Polish troops in Krakow until 1917 - when the army refused to vow, and Pilsudski is arrested by the Germans. The second part presents the events since 1917 through the Bolshevik revolution, the end of the war and an attempt to form a Polish government, a peace conference in Versailles or the Greater Poland Uprising.

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Polish

Release Date:

30 September 1983 (Poland) See more »

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