Czlowiek z Marmuru (Man of Marble) (1981)
Czlowiek z Marmuru (Man of Marble) Photos
as Mateusz Birkut
as Jerzy Burski
as Young Burski
as Hanka Tomczyk
as Film Editor
as Agnieszka's Producer
as Agnieszka's Father
Critic Reviews for Czlowiek z Marmuru (Man of Marble)
Man of Marble, a 1977 Polish film by Andrzej Wajda, evokes the comic creation, and tragic desecration, of a national hero with savage brilliance.
Audiences less anxious to help the film say things they want said will find this point obscured by the clumsy celebrity-fan approach employed as a dramatic device.
The plot is not bad, but the characters are non-existent... [Full review in Spanish]
Audience Reviews for Czlowiek z Marmuru (Man of Marble)
[font=Century Gothic]"Man of Marble" takes place in Poland where a young determined filmmaker, Agnieszka, is making a film for her thesis about one of the Lead Workers from the 1950's, Mateusz Birkut. She combs through the official newsreels of the period and then the films that were never shown to the public. Then, she goes to interview Birkut's former comrades in search of the man.[/font] [font=Century Gothic][/font] [font=Century Gothic]"Man of Marble" is a political thriller directed by Andrzej Wajda that does an excellent job of showing a government that is trying to escape its own past and a generation that is trying to learn the truth about the history of their country. The movie also shows how propaganda can be used to further the government's goals.[/font] [font=Century Gothic][/font] [font=Century Gothic]Since this movie is critical of Poland's Communist government, then how did it ever get made? I think this is precisely another point of this very fine movie - how a critical movie is made in a non-democratic society.[/font] [font=Century Gothic][/font] [font=Century Gothic]And I thought it was interesting that the filmmaker character in this movie was a woman. This in a time when female filmmakers were especially rare...[/font]
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