Man of Iron

Title: Czlowiek z zelaza
Country: Poland
Year: 1981
Director: Andrzej Wajda
Cast: Jerzy Radziwilowicz, Krystyna Janda, Marian Opania
Duration: 153 min.
Language: Polish
Plot: A worker becomes a “man of iron” forged by experience, a son comes to terms with his father, a couple fall in love, a reporter searches for courage, and a nation undergoes historic change. In Warsaw in 1980, the Party sends Winkel, a weak, alcoholic TV hack, to Gdansk to dig up dirt on the shipyard strikers, particularly on Maciek Tomczyk, an articulate worker whose father was killed in the December 1970 protests.



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