Salt of the Black Earth

Salt of the Black Earth


Kazimierz Kutz

1969, 1 h 38 min

Poetic folk ballad and a portrait of the Silesian people. August 1920, the Second Silesian Uprising. Seven sons of an old miner fight for the Polishness of their fatherland. Supported by other insurgents, they take over a small town. The youngest brother, Gabriel, puts on a German uniform and moves to a German-controlled village. There, he meets a young German nurse and falls in love with her. Meanwhile, the fights continue, and German offensive intensifies…

written by Kazimierz Kutz
director of photography Wiesław Zdort
music Wojciech Kilar
production design Bolesław Kamykowski
costume design Maria Karmolińska
make-up Irena Kosecka
sound Jerzy Wroński
edited by Irena Choryńska
cast Olgierd Łukaszewicz, Jan Englert, Jerzy Bińczycki, Jerzy Cnota, Wiesław Dymny
production Zespół Filmowy Wektor
production managerTadeusz Baljon

Main Competition
Short Film Competition
Sekcje pozakonkursowe

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