The Black Cross

The Black Cross

dir.

Aleksander Ford

1960, 2 h 46 min

A love story of Zbyszek and Danusia. When the girl is kidnapped, the
young knight, her father (Jurand of Spychów) and their friends wage
a private war on the Teutonic Order, in which Jurand of Spychów stands
against Siegfried de Löwe. The director painted a spectacular portrait of
the basis for the Polish-Teutonic conflict resolved in the Battle of Grunwald. Faithful to the literary source, it is the first historical blockbuster in
the annals of Polish film.

written by
Jerzy Stefan Stawiński,
Aleksander Ford
director of photography Mieczysław Jahoda
music
Kazimierz Serocki
production design Roman Mann
costume design
Lech Zahorski, Michelle
Zahorska
make-up Jan Dobracki, Miroslav Jandera
sound
Leszek Wronko, Leonard Księżak
edited by
Mirosława Garlicka, Alina Faflik
cast
Urszula Modrzyńska, Grażyna
Staniszewska, Andrzej
Szalawski, Henryk Borowski,
Aleksander Fogiel, Mieczysław
Kalenik
production
Zespół Filmowy Studio
production manager Zygmunt Król
Legend
Main Competition
Short Film Competition
Sekcje pozakonkursowe

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