Man of Marble

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In repressive mid-1970s Poland, documentary filmmaker Agnieszka (Krystyna Janda) begins work on a film about Mateusz Birkut (Jerzy Radziwilowicz), a bricklayer who had briefly been hailed as a hero of the proletariat in the 1950s, but then disappeared into obscurity. In piecing together details about the bricklayer's mysterious life, she discovers that his involvement in organized labor had been viewed negatively by party bosses, and that her own investigations could put her in danger.

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Director: Andrzej Wajda
Screenwriter: Aleksander Scibor-Rylski
Cast: Jerzy Radziwilowicz
Krystyna Janda
Tadeusz Lomnicki
Jacek Lomnicki
Michael Tarkowski