The Promised Land

Ziemia obiecana, feature film, historical drama, 1975

DIRECTED BY: Andrzej Wajda

The Promised Land

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

SCRIPT:
Andrzej Wajda (prema romanu Wladyslawa Stanislawa Reymonta)

PHOTOGRAPHY:
Waclaw Dybowski,
Edward Klosinski,
Witold Sobocinski

Synopsis:
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, 179 min