written & directed by Rafał Wieczyński director of photography Grzegorz Kędzierski music by Paweł Sydor production design by Andrzej Kowalczyk costume design by Alicja Hornostaj set decoration by Magdalena Widelska-Władyka edited by Cezary Grzesiuk sound by Maria Chilarecka production manager Józef Jarosz
cast Adam Woronowicz (ks. Jerzy Popiełuszko), Marek Frąckowiak (ks. Teofil Bogucki), Zbigniew Zamachowski (Ireneusz), Radosław Pazura (Piotr), Joanna Szczepkowska (Ewa), Maja Komorowska (Maja), Marta Lipińska (Janina), Władysław Kowalski (professor of physics), Jan Englert (professor), Krzysztof Kolberger (chancellor)
production Focus Producers Co. Ltd., ul. Puławska 61, 02-595 Warsaw, tel./fax +48 22 845 49 94, tel./fax +48 22 646 95 65, e-mail: email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org co-production IF Max Film producer Julita Świercz-Wieczyńska co-financed by the Polish Film Institute; Samorząd Województwa Mazowieckiego distributed by Ultra Captum Sp. z o.o. world sales Ultra Captum Sp. z o.o.
35 mm, 1:2,35, kolor, Dolby Digital, 149'
An epic tale about life and martyr's death of Priest Jerzy Popieluszko, a hero from the times of Solidarity murdered by communist police. Hid life is presented with the background of dramatic events from the beginnig of the 80s which resulted in the fall of the Iron Curtain in 1989.
Born in 1968. Director, actor, screenwritter. Author od documentaries and televisions programs. Holder of the Nipkow Sholarship in Berlin. His debut feature film was awarded at several international film festivals.
1992: Really Short Film... (Naprawdę krótki film o miłości, zabijaniu i jeszcze jednym przykazaniu); 2008: Popiełuszko