The Promised Land

Ziemia obiecana, feature film, historical drama, 1975

DIRECTED BY: Andrzej Wajda

The Promised Land

Daniel Olbrychski (Karol Borowiecki),
Wojciech Pszoniak (Moryc Welt),
Andrzej Seweryn (Maks Baum),
Anna Nehrebecka (Anka Kurowska),
Tadeusz Bialoszczynski

Andrzej Wajda (prema romanu Wladyslawa Stanislawa Reymonta)

Waclaw Dybowski,
Edward Klosinski,
Witold Sobocinski

In Poland at the end of the 19th century there is a cruel fight between three friends of different backgrounds. Karol Borowiecki is a Polish nobleman working as an engineer in a textile factory. He dreams of opening his own factory with the help of his friends: A German, Max Baum, who inherited an old factory and a Jew, Moritz Welt, who is an independent entrepreneur. In order to achieve their dreams they have to gather some money and solve their love quarrels.

color, restored, digitalized, 179 min