Blizna (The Scar)
Blizna (The Scar) (1976)

The postwar history of Poland is seen through the experiences of a succession of directors of a large industrial plant. The movie is based on a popular television mini-series, Managers.

Rated: G
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Release Date: December 6, 1976
DVD Release Date: August 17, 2004
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Critic Score: 83% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Noel Murray
AV Club

An eye-opening emphasis on the ramifications of Polish bureaucracy.

Emanuel Levy

Kieslowski said it was a film of contradiction, compromise and hypocrisy, and indeed, through the story of the rise and fall of a big rural factory, he pits community against government, environment against industry, and ambition against responsibility.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

A polished political savvy drama about the days leading up to the Solidarity Movement in Gdansk, during the time of a bleak Poland under Communist rule.

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Dan Jardine

Portrait of a filmmaker in chrysalis, Kieslowski's feature film debut is uneven, but engaging.

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Fernando F. Croce

Overcast freshman feature

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Leo Goldsmith
Not Coming to a Theater Near You

Shot in an unforgiving documentary style, with only the sporadic use of an unsettling modernist score, the film calls not for radical social change but for contemplation.

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