Man of Iron Movie Review 1981

Information and Film Reviews for Man of Iron the Movie

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Director Wajda's follow-up to "Man of Marble" deals with a reporter (Odania) who is expected to tow the government line when writing about the Gdansk shipyard strike of 1980. He meets the harassed laborer son (Radziwilowicz) of worker-hero Birkut, against whom Odania is expected to conduct a smear campaign, and finds his loyalties tested. In Polish with English subtitles.

Distribution

MGM Home Entertainment, 2500 Broadway, Santa Monica, CA 90404-6061, Phone: (310)449-3000, Fax: (310)449-3100, URL: http://www.mgmhomevideo.com, Remarks: Does not handle retail queries from consumers; contact your local video distributor.

Available on VHS
Running time 116 minutes.
Originally from Polish.

Cast and Crew

Genres
Front Page, Labor & Unions, Red Scare
Screenplay
Aleksander Scibor-Rylski
Cast
Jerzy Radziwilowicz, Marian Opania, Krystyna Janda
Cinematography
Edward Klosinski
Director
Andrzej Wajda
Music
Andrzej Korzynski

Awards

Cannes 1981: Film.

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