Border Street* (Ulica Graniczna)

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Border Street* (Ulica Graniczna)

  • 1948 ----- b & w ----- 116 min ----- vhs
  • (Directed by Aleksander Ford; with Jerzy Leszczynski, Maria Broniewska, Jurek Zlotnicki, Mieczyslawa Cwiklinska, Tadeusz Fijewsik) Shows how the lives of several families from different social classes in a neighbourhood of pre-war Warsaw are changed. A tragedy about the Warsaw ghetto during the Nazi occupation involving an old tailor who tries to save his daughter and others. Culminates with the Warsaw ghetto uprising in 1943, when Jews, with the support of the Polish underground, take up arms and die fighting. (Donated by the Center for Western European Studies) (In Polish with English subtitles) (Restricted to use by institutions of learning within the State of Washington only)
  • Topics: (Discrimination, Europe, History: European, History: Russian, East European and Central Asian, Jewish Studies, Motion Pictures: Features, Slavic Languages and Literature, War and Peace)