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Studio Filmowe KALEJDOSKOP



Americans’ cryptonym (1999)


A Polish hack, a Solidarity activist, who emigrated to the States after Martial Law had been announced


  • script : Krzysztof Wierzbicki, Jan Strękowski
  • director : Krzysztof Wierzbicki
  • cinematographer : Andrzej Adamczak
  • montage : Anna Krasowska
  • musical setting : Zbigniew Zbrowski
  • sound : Piotr Latałło, Jacek Stępiński
  • producer : Zbigniew Domagalski

time : 23 min.
year : 1999



Filmography - new


Beginning of 1945, Upper Silesia, Poland. The last days of WW2. At the just liberated areas, the Communist Security Service eliminates its enemies under the pretext of punishing “national traitors.” It organizes a labour camp for Germans, Silesians and Poles, at the site of a former Nazi concentration camp, which is named “Zgoda” / “Reconciliation”. Franek, who is in love with a Polish prisoner Anna, joins the camp crew to rescue her. He doesn't know that one of the inmates is Erwin, his German friend, who, like himself, has also loved Anna for a long time. Franek joins Communists in the illusory hope of outsmarting the system.

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