Death of a President (1977 film)
Director Jerzy Kawalerowicz
Music director Adam Walacinski
Genre Drama, History
|Release date 10 October 1977 (1977-10-10)|
Writer Jerzy Kawalerowicz, Boleslaw Michalek
Screenplay Jerzy Kawalerowicz, Boleslaw Michalek
Cast Marek Walczewski (Eligiusz Niewiadomski), Jerzy Duszynski (Jozef Pilsudski), Zdzislaw Mrozewski (Gabriel Narutowicz), Henryk Bista (Priest Nowakowski), Edmund Fetting (General Jozef Haller)
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Death of a President (Polish: Śmierć prezydenta) is a 1977 Polish drama film directed by Jerzy Kawalerowicz. It was entered into the 28th Berlin International Film Festival, where it won the Silver Bear for an outstanding artistic contribution. The film was also selected as the Polish entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 51st Academy Awards, but was not accepted as a nominee.
The film depicts the 1922 assassination of the first President of Poland Gabriel Narutowicz by artist and Endecja sympathizer Eligiusz Niewiadomski.
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