General Nil

General Nil

The attempt to reconstruct the last days of life of a legendary Kedyw commander of the Home Army, General August Emil Fieldorf aka “Nil”. The story begins when the General comes back from the exile in USSR where he was sent after being arrested by the NKWD in 1945 and ends with his execution in a prison on Mokotów, Warsaw, after a false accusation in the winter of 1953.

Written by: Ryszard Bugajski, Krzysztof Łukaszewicz
Director of photography: Piotr Śliskowski PCM
Music by: Shane Harvey
Production design by: Aniko Kiss
Sound: Aleksander Musiałowski, Wojciech Ślusarz
Editing: Ewa Romanowska-Różewicz PSM
Costume design by: Małgorzata Zacharska, Andrzej Szenajch
Make-up: Tomasz Matraszek
Production manager: Tadeusz Drewno
Produced by: WFDiF
Producer: Włodzimierz Niderhaus
Co-produced by: Monolith Films, Telekomunikacja Polska
Co-producers: Mariusz Łukomski, Dominique Lesage, Francois-Arnaud Remael, Tadeusz Filipkowski, Anna Jakubowska
Distributed by: Monolith Films
World sales: Monolith Films
Country and year of production: Polska, 2009
Cast: Olgierd Łukaszewicz (Emil Fieldorf “Nil”), Alicja Jachiewicz (Janina Fieldorf, Emil’s wife), Magdalena Emilianowicz (Krystyna Fieldorf, Emil’s daughter), Anna Cieślak (Maria Fieldorf, Emil’s daughter), Zbigniew Stryj (Major Stefan Bajer), Jacek Rozenek (Colonel Józef Różański), Krzysztof Franieczek (Lieutenant Kazimierz Górski, Department of Security investigator), Maciej Mikołajczyk (Wiesiek), Stefan Szmidt (Tadeusz Komorowski), Nela Biernacka (Zosia Fieldorf), Maria Mamona (Helena Błociszewska), Maciej Radel (Michał), Maciej Kozłowski (Grzmielewski), Leszek Lichota (agent provocateur Roman Charewicz “Klemm”), Tomasz Dedek (General Stanisław Tatar), Wenanty Nosul (Bolesław Bierut), Grzegorz Wolf (Minister Stanisław Radkiewicz), Artur Dziurman (Colonel Józef Czaplicki), Vadim Afanassiev (Colonel Siemion Dawydow), Piotr Pilitowski (Jerzy Mering)
Length: 125 min.

Legenda
Konkurs Główny
Konkurs Młodego Kina
Sekcje pozakonkursowe