The film present complicated fate of the last living fugitive and organizer of the most famous and courageous escape from Auschwitz Concentration Camp which took place on June 20th, 1942. Four prisoners wearing SS uniforms fled with weapons by the camp commander's car. This was the most famous, daring and spectacular flight from the camp ever since. It became a legend among prisoners that supported their spirit for a long time. The entire story is told by one of the runaways himself called Kazimierz Piechowski. Thanks to his fluent German the escape was successfully carried out. The film contains the previously unknown photos and footage presenting a private life of SS-men that tortured and oversaw the prisoners in the camp.
A film about the post-war fate
of Home Army soldiers – murdered, imprisoned or harassed by the communist
authorities in Poland. The viewers get to know the story of Major Danuta
Szyksznian-Ossowska. In 1944 she was caught by...
It is 1943. A 17-year-old
girl, who is a Home Army courier, and an
SS officer are travelling
by train in the same compartment. The girl is on a secret mission. She is
carrying a suitcase with some
important documents for Jan...
The film focuses on a
little-known episode in the history of the 20th century: the Polish-Ukrainian
alliance concluded by Marshal Józef Piłsudski and ataman Semen Petliura in 1920
in order to oppose Soviet Russia. In front of...