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Man of Marble

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The first of Polish director [[Performer~P115731~Andrzej Wajda~andrzejwajda]]'s two "Solidarity" films, Man of Marble (originally Czlowiek z Marmuru) concerns bricklayer Mateusz Birkut ([[Performer~P58434~Jerzy Radziwilowicz~jerzyradziwilowicz]]). Lauded as a national hero in the 1950s due to his skills at his trade, Birkut has inexplicably fallen into obscurity. In making a film of the bricklayer's life, documentary director Agnieszka ([[Performer~P35176~Krystyna Janda~krystynajanda]]) discovers that...more

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