Cinematic Poland: „Night Train” (1959), dir. Jerzy Kawalerowicz

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Cinematic Poland: „Night Train” (1959), dir. Jerzy Kawalerowicz

𝗖𝗜𝗡𝗘𝗠𝗔𝗧𝗜𝗖 𝗣𝗢𝗟𝗔𝗡𝗗: Cinematic Poland: „Night Train” (1959), dir. Jerzy Kawalerowicz, drama, Poland, 93 min. Jerzy (Leon Niemczyk) enters a train set for the Baltic coast. He seems to be on the run from something – as does the strange woman Marta (Lucyna Winnicka) with whom he must share a sleeping compartment. ℹ️ Lucyna Winnicka won a Special Mention at the Venice International Film Festival for her role. “Pociąg” received the Golden Duck statuette for the Best Polish Film. 🎤 Lecture: PhD Piotr Kurpiewski – head of the Film and Media Department at the Institute of Cultural Research at the Faculty of Philology of the University of Gdańsk, scientifically interested in the history of Polish cinematography, especially the times of the Polish People’s Republic. He is the author of several dozen scientific and popular science texts on the history of film, a lecturer at the Polish Film Academy and a regular collaborator of New Horizons of Film Education. 🎟️ Free entry. Movie with English subtitles. ▶ Cinematic Poland is an initiative of the Andrzej Wajda Film Center of the University of Gdansk, Medical University of Gdansk and the International Office of the University of Gdańsk, an unit established to cooperate with the foreign part of the academic community. One of its tasks is to familiarize foreigners with Polish culture, including the history of Polish cinematography. Thanks to Cinematic Poland, foreign students and employees will have the opportunity to watch both classic films and contemporary productions.

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