Rose (2011)

Director
Wojciech Smarzowski

Main cast
Marcin Doroci?ski; Agata Kulesza; Malwina Buss; Jacek Braciak; Kinga Preis

Genres
Drama, History, War

Description
This harrowing tale of survival centers on Rose, a Masurian woman, whose German soldier husband was killed in the war, leaving her alone on their farm. A single woman had no defense against Russian soldiers who raped as a form of revenge, nor against plundering Poles who found themselves in desperate straits. Help arrives for Rose in the form of Tadeusz, a former officer in the Polish Home Army who deserted after he saw his wife raped and murdered by Russian troops and is attempting to hide his identity.


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