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A Generation

1955 Rated NR 1hr 27m

While apprenticing for a woodworker in Nazi-occupied Warsaw, young Stach (Tadeusz Lomnicki) befriends the older Sekula (Janusz Paluszkiewicz), a Communist organizer who introduces the teen to the underground resistance. Soon, Stach falls for the beautiful resistance leader Dorota (Urszula Modrzynska) and becomes an impassioned fighter for the cause in the assured debut of master Polish director Andrzej Wajda.

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Movie Details

Not rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
Screen formats

Full Screen 1.33:1



Closed captioned


Language and sound

Polish: Dolby Digital Mono

Other features

Filmed in B&W; interactive menus; scene access; interviews with Andrzej Wajda and film critic Jerzy Plazewski; behind-the-scenes production photos; publicity stills; posters; Wajda's original 1951 film school short; essay by Ewa Mazierska.