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Far from Poland (1984)

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In this video documentary Poland looks at itself. The well-known filmmaker covers the Solidarity movement and its shaping of modern Polish politics.

Cast

Mark Margolis
as Adam Zarewski
John Fitzgerald
as Richard Fraser
John Perkins
as Gen. Jaruzelski
David Warrilow
as Gen. Jaruzelski
John Dildine
as Narrator
Ruth Malaczech
as Anna Walentynowicz
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Critic Reviews for Far from Poland

All Critics (6) | Top Critics (3)

[A] highly personal, quirky, thoughtful and cohesive consideration of Poland's anguish.

January 14, 2014 | Full Review…

This is a documentary about Godmilow's attempts to make a documentary about the Solidarity movement -- and if that sounds tortuous, wait until you see the movie.

October 23, 2004 | Rating: 1.5/4 | Full Review…

Made up of fragments of dreams, autobiography, documentary footage and re- enacted interviews in New York, this personal collage-movie doesn't add up to very much.

May 20, 2003

An insightful look at the situation in Poland, Far from Poland is not only highly informative (an expectation of any documentary) but manages to stretch the boundaries of fiction and documentary dramatically.

January 14, 2014 | Full Review…

Dry but informative political documentary about Poland's Solidarity movement in the early 1980s.

September 9, 2009 | Rating: C+ | Full Review…

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