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On the Banks of the Niemen

1987 Rated NR 2hr 48m

A battle between love and social status brews in this sweeping historical drama set in 1863, during the Polish insurgence against Russian control. Justyna Orzelska (Iwona Pawlak) and Jan Bohatyrowicz (Adam Marjanski) fall in love, but can't be together as one comes from nobility and the other is a commoner. Will their love survive, or will society rip them apart? Based on the Polish novel Nad Niemnem by Eliza Orzeszkowa.

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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 2.0 Stereo

Other features

Color; interactive menus; scene access; biographies; scene selections; poster images.