Smierc Prezydenta (1978)

Genres - Historical Film  |   Sub-Genres - Biopic [feature]  |   Run Time - 144 min.  |   Countries - Poland  |  
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After Poland won freedom from of its long overlordship by Russia and the Austro-Hungarian Empire in 1918, it took a further four years for its National Assembly to elect Gabriel Narutowicz as its first president. Narutowicz was a professor who until his election had been living in Switzerland. Those were chaotic times, and shortly after his election, he was assassinated by right-wing fanatics. This epic Polish film chronicles the circumstances of Narutowicz's election and assassination.

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assassination, politician, professor