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Katyn

 
Title: Katyn
Original title: Post mortem. Opowiesc katynska
Format: two hours
Starring: Maja Ostaszewska
Andrzej Chyra
Artur Zmijewski
Directed by: Andrzej Wajda
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Katyn

True story of the Soviet mass murder of thousands of Polish officers in World War II and subsequent cover-up as seen through the eyes of the women left behind.

Following the story of four Polish families, Katyn describes the tragedy of a generation. At the outset of World War II a great number of Polish soldiers who are also fathers, husbands and brothers, fall into the hands of Soviet troops and brutally become victims of Stalinism. The film also underlines the complicated circumstances of Poland's position both in the war and after.

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