ashesdiamondsDate:
02.02.2012 8:00pm
Venue/Location:
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"ASHES AND DIAMONDS" by ANDRZEJ WAJDA, 1958.

-One of Martin Scorsese's favorite movies. He showed it to Leonardo DiCaprio while making The Departed, as main characters of these two movies have to deal with the same dilemmas.

synopsis: Maciek, a young Resistance fighter, is ordered to kill Szczuka, a Communist district leader, on the last day of World War II. Though killing has been easy for him in the past, Szczuka was a fellow soldier, and Maciek must decide whether to follow his orders. Written by Kevin Dorner

In Polish with English Subtitles, 16mm, b/w.

8pm, $5 suggested donation.

info on film: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0052080/

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