Zaduszki (1962)

Run Time - 93 min.  |   Countries - Poland  |  
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Synopsis by Eleanor Mannikka

In this unpretentious and somewhat slow-paced drama, an unmarried couple take off to spend some time together in a small-town hotel. While they plan a kind of idyllic getaway, both of them re-experience unwanted memories from World War II. The woman struggles over her remembrances of a young man who loved her very much, someone she eventually convinced to turn himself in to a hostile government. She was a communist at the time, and the film looks at both the leftist points of view and those of the former government before the end of World War II.



atrocity, vacation, war, war-atrocities