Ashes and Diamonds

This brilliant statement illustrates the conflict of idealism and instinct in the story of a young resistance fighter who assassinates the wrong man at the close of World War II. With Zbigniew Cybulski, who was known as the Polish James Dean.

Year: 1958
Genre: Alice's 500 Greatest Films, Eastern European Cinema, Best of the 1950s, Movies (1001 You Must See Before You Die)
Country: Poland
Director: Andrzej Wajda
Starring: Zbigniew Cybulski, Ewa Krzyzanowska
Duration: 105 Minutes
Rating: PG
Subtitles: Yes
Location in store: Alice's 500 Greatest Films
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