- A BIRTH OF THE NATION: FOR AGES TOGETHER
- NARODZINY NARODU: NA WIEKI RAZEM)
2007, 55 min.
Director: Jerzy Hoffman
Producers: Jerzy R. Michaluk,
Script: Jerzy Hoffman, Tadeusz
Cinematography: Jaroslaw Zamojda,
Editing: Marcin Erol
Music: Krzesimir Debski
Sound: Piotr Knop
Production company: Zodiak Jerzy
Hoffman Film Production
Zodiak Jerzy Hoffman Film Production
ul. Pulawska 61,
Tel./Fax: + 48 22 845 2047
Ukraine - A Birth Of The Nation: For Ages Together
third installment of a four part series dedicated to the cultural
and political history of Ukraine, acclaimed director Jerzy
Hoffman follows the country from the 1920's through the end
of the Second World War. Extensive Interviews with historians
combined with unique archival footage paint a raw and immediate
portrait of a nation dramatically fighting for its independence.
1995 and EUROPA Award)
Hoffman was born in Cracow, Poland in 1932. One of
the most revered Polish filmmakers. In 1940, he was deported
together with his parents to Siberia. He graduated from the
National Film Institute in Moscow, USSR (WGiK) in 1955. He
made his debut with a short documentary Are You Among Them?
in 1954. He has made over 30 documentaries and 13 feature
films, including the Academy-nominated Deluge and With Fire
and Sword, the largest film production in Polish film industry.
All his films until 1966 were co-directed by Edward Skorzewski.
His films received numerous awards, including Oberhausen,
Venice, Moscow IFF. In 2006 honored with “Eagle”,
the Polish Film Academy Award for the Life Achievement. Recipient
of the highest state honors in Poland and Ukraine.
– A Birth of the Nation (2007), mini-series;
When Sun Was God (2003), fiction;
With Fire and Sword (1999), fiction;
The Beautiful Unknown (1993), fiction;
Deluge (1974), fiction;
Colonel Wolodyjowski (1969), fiction;
The Law and Fist (1964), fiction;
Gangsters and Philanthropists (1962), fiction;
Two Faces of God (1960);
Memory from Kalwaria (1958);
Hoodlums, Watch Out! (1955).
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