Pilate and Others


Pilatus und andere – Ein Film für Karfreitag
reż|dir Andrzej Wajda | DE | 1972 | 94 min
scen|wr Andrzej Wajda zdj| Igor Luther, Sam Pfeffer muz|mus Jan Sebastian Bach mon|ed Joanna Rojewska ob|cast Wojciech Pszoniak, Jan Kreczmar, Daniel Olbrychski, Andrzej Łapicki, Vladek Sheybal, Jerzy Zelnik, Marek Perepeczko dys|dis ZDF


Based on Master’s Manuscript from Mikhail Bulhakov novel Master and  Margaret. Pilate's is convinced of the innocence of Jeshua-Ha- Notsri and would like to set him free. Under pressure, he pronounces a verdict against his own judgment. The filmmaker presents biblical history in contemporary Germany. During the communist era in Poland Pilate and Other was allowed to be distributed only in small, arthouse cinemas. It was forbidden to publish reviews, discussions and articles about the film. 

Andrzej Wajda (1926-2016) He is the most prominent filmmaker in Poland. He is considered one of the world's most renowned filmmakers, whose works chronicled his native country's political and social evolution and dealt with the myths of Polish national identity offering insightful analyses of the universal element of the Polish experience – the struggle to maintain dignity under the most trying circumstances. Four of his movies have been nominated for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film: The Promised Land (1975), The Maids of Wilko (1979), Man of Iron (1981) and Katyń (2007). Honored with numerous prizes, distinctions and orders all over the world. He won an honorary Oscar in 2000 and an honorary Golden Bear in 2006 at the Berlin Film Festival. Andrzej Wajda founded The Japanese Centre of Art and Technology in Kraków in 1994. In 2002 he founded and led his own film school – Wajda School & Studio

2016 Powidoki|Afterimage
2013 Wałęsa|Wałęsa
2009 Tatarak|Sweet Rush
2007 Katyń|Katyń
1992/1993 Pierścionek z orłem w koronie|The Crowned-Eagle Ring
1990 Korczak
1985 Kronika wypadków miłosnych|A Chronicle of Amorous Accidents
1976 Człowiek z marmuru|Man of Marble
1976 Smuga cienia|The Shadow Line
1974/1975 Ziemia obiecana|The Promised Land
1972 Wesele|The Wedding
1968 Wszystko na sprzedaż|Everything for Sale
1965 Popioły|Ashes
1960 Niewinni czarodzieje|Innocent Sorcerers
1958 Popiół i diament|Ashes and Diamonds
1957 Kanał|Canal

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Projekt i realizacja: Tomasz Żewłakow