Korczak (1990)

The life of Polish pediatrician Janusz Korczak (Wojtek Pszoniak) is the subject of Andrzej Wajda's docudrama. Also known as an author who wrote primarily for young readers, Korczak's name became legend as a result of the Jewish… More

Rated: Unrated
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Genre: Drama
Release Date: May 6, 1990
DVD Release Date: August 14, 2012
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Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid

If Korczak isn't an artistic success, it's very much a historical success, offering a brief and powerful film school for interested filmmakers, and thus leading to better films.

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John Ballantine
A haunting and powerful film of a true hero of the Holocaust who doesn't seem to get the world wide recognition that he deserves. He was protective of his… More