- Original title
- Running time
- 150 min.
Piotr Sobocinski Jr.
Film It / Polish Film Institute
War. Drama | 1930s. 1940s. II World War. Historical
- Synopsis / Plot
- The story begins in 1939 in a village between Poland and the Ukraine called Volhynia (Wołyń). Despite being in love with a Ukrainian boy from the same village named Petro, a Polish girl named Zosia is forced into marrying a wealthy widower. Soon World War II begins, ethnic tensions arise and a bloody battle ensues between the neighboring Polish and Ukrainians. Amidst the war and chaos, Zosia is forced to flee Volhynia, and protect the life of her children. (FILMAFFINITY)
- Critics' reviews
A film about the massacres of Poles in Volhynia. It was part of an ethnic cleansing operation carried out in Nazi German-occupied Poland by the Ukrainian Insurgent Army in the regions of Volhynia. In its native Poland, the film was a big success and attracted admissions of more than 1.4 million, while in the Ukraine, it has been banned and is seen as highly controversial.
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