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Jerzy Bossak, Waclaw Kazmierczak

Requiem für 500.000 (Requiem dla 500 tysiecy)

Edition 1984
29' - 1963 - Documentary, Short - Dialogue: Polish
Director: Jerzy Bossak, Waclaw Kazmierczak
As far as I know, this is the first film that does not shrink from showing the actual inhabitants of the Warsaw ghetto. It shows that, beside the cruelties of the Nazis, there were individuals who had the nerve to swindle, cheat and exploit their fellow-sufferers. This moving film could be compared to a cantata, not only because of the masterly use of the music. (M. Delling)

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Credits

Director

Jerzy Bossak, Waclaw Kazmierczak

Director of Photography

Jerzy Bossak

Editor

Agnieszka Bojanowska

More information

Dialogue

Polish

Countries of production

Poland

Year

1963

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