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Andrzej Wajda

The Promised Land (Ziemia obiecana)

3de Internationaal Filmgebeuren Gent 179' - 1975 - Drama - Dialogue: German, Russian, Yiddish, Polish
Director: Andrzej Wajda Composer: Wojciech Kilar With: Daniel Olbrychski, Wojciech Pszoniak, Andrzej Seweryn
At the turn of the century, Lodz, Poland was a quick-paced manufacturing center for textiles, replete with cutthroat industrialists and unsafe working conditions. Three young friends, a Pole, a Jew and a German, pool their money together to build a factory. The movie follows their ruthless pursuit of fortune.

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Andrzej Wajda


Wojciech Kilar


Daniel Olbrychski, Wojciech Pszoniak, Andrzej Seweryn


Andrzej Wajda

Director of Photography

Waclaw Dybowski, Edward Klosinski, Witold Sobocinski


Zofia Dwornik, Halina Prugar-Ketling

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German, Russian, Yiddish, Polish

Countries of production


Screenplay based on

"Ziemia Obiecana" (Władysław Stanisław Reymont)



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