Czlowiek z Zelaza (Man of Iron)
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Czlowiek z Zelaza (Man of Iron)
Polish filmmaker Andrzej Wajda's sequel to his immensely well-received Man of Marble covers some of the same ground: the relationship of labor leaders to their communist political masters and the difficulties the media encounters in covering that story. But it adds an exceptionally timely element: footage from the real-life Solidarity movement strikes led by Lech Walesa that were taking place during the film's production are woven into the dramatic story. There are a few glimpses of Walesa, and he even pops up as a guest at the wedding of the fictional story's hero. That man,… More

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"A not to be missed film for political junkies."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
"Man of Iron explores the volatile political situation in Poland from 1968 to 1980."
‑ Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat, Spirituality and Practice
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