Man of Iron (1981)

Director
Andrzej Wajda

Main cast
Jerzy Radziwi?owicz; Krystyna Janda; Marian Opania; Irena Byrska; Wies?awa Kosmalska

Genres
Drama, Foreign, History

Description
In Warsaw in 1980, the Communist Party sends Winkel, a weak, alcoholic TV hack, to Gdansk to dig up dirt on the shipyard strikers, particularly on Maciek Tomczyk, an articulate worker whose father was killed in the December 1970 protests. Posing as sympathetic, Winkel interviews the people surrounding Tomczyk, including his detained wife, Agnieszka.


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