Call number: DVD-750



WAJDA, Andrzej
Popiół i diament [Ashes and Diamonds]

Zespół autorów filmowych Kadr, Wytwórnia Filmów Fabularnych, Łódź, 1958; released 3 October 1958
Screenplay Jerzy Andrzejewski and Andrzej Wajda, from the novel by Jerzy Andrzejewski
Photography Jerzy Wójcik
Music Jan Krenz and the Polonaise by Michal Kleofas Oginski
Maciek Chełmicki		Zbigniew Cybulski
Krystyna			Ewa Krzyżewska
Szczuka				Waclaw Zastrzeżyński
Andrzej				Adam Pawlikowski
Drewnowski			Bogumił Kobiela
Porter				Jan Ciecierski
Pieniązek			Stanislaw Milski
Slomka				Zbigniew Skowroński
Kotowicz			Artur Młodnicki
Mrs Staniewicz			Halina Kwiatkowska
Waga				Ignacy Machowski
Stefka				Barbara Kraftówna
Świecki				Aleksander Sewruk
Grandmother Jurgieluszka    	Irena Orzewska
103 minutes
In Polish with optional English subtitles

DVD
Region code
Aspect ratio 166:1
Languages Optional English subtitles
Features New, restored high-definition digital transfer
Audio commentary on the film by Annette Insdorf
'Andrzej Wajda: on Ashes and Diamonds', interview with the director, the assistant director Janusz Morgenstern and the film critic Jerzy Plazewski, 2003, 37 minutes, in Polish with optional English subtitles
Vintage newsreel footage on the making of Ashes and Diamonds, 1½ minutes, in Polish with optional English subtitles
Behind the scenes production photos, publicity stills and posters
In the accompanying booklet: 'Ashes and Diamonds', a new essay by Paul Coates
Source Criterion

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