Tag Archives: Gustaw Holoubek
Blekitny krzyz / Men of Blue Cross (1955) Andrzej Munk, Gustaw Holoubek, Stanislaw Byrcyn-Gasienica, Tadeusz Gasienica-Giewont, Drama, War
Pismak / Write and Fight (1985) Wojciech Has, Wojciech Wysocki, Gustaw Holoubek, Janusz Michalowski, Drama
Set during the World War I in a prison cell. A newspaper satirist, a safecracker and a clerical murderer have been loaded into a common cell until the investigation into their supposed crimes has been finished. The journalist takes copious notes on the situation hoping to publish them later as a novel. The writer catches typhus and in his feverish delirium is no longer able to distinguish between the reality and fantasy of his writing.
Lawa. Opowiesc o ‘Dziadach’ Adama Mickiewicza / Forefathers (1989) Tadeusz Konwicki, Gustaw Holoubek, Jolanta Pietek-Górecka, Artur Zmijewski, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Pozegnania / Farewells (1958) Wojciech Has, Maria Wachowiak, Tadeusz Janczar, Gustaw Holoubek, Drama, Romance
The story takes place before World War II and centers on Pawel, a member of a conservative, middle-class family, and his love for Lidka, a taxi dancer. Social conventions and the lovers’ inability to defy those forces Pawel and Lidka benefit. Times change, war breaks out, leading to Pawel sent to Auschwitz while Lidka marry his cousin. Their love has survived and conventions are no longer the issue.