About the film
Under the Phrygian Star
Release Date: October 30, 1954
|Production Companies||:||WFF Lodz|
|Writers||:||Jerzy Kawalerowicz, Igor Newerly, Igor Newerly|
With the second part of his Cellulose Diptych, award-winning director Jerzy Kawalerowicz returns to protagonist Szczesny, now a full-fledged, middle-aged communist militant in pre-war Poland. Based on the writings of Igor Newerly, Kawalerowicz's epic chronicles the romance between Szczesny and the charismatic Madzia, as the ill-fated pair fall in love amid the social and political upheaval of their homeland.