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Top 10 Best Polish Movies of All Time

It would not be wrong to say that Polish movies long dominated the world of entertainment. This has been foolish to try to encapsulate the films of Poland in just 10 titles, but here I have tried to give an overview of the finest movies ever. So, check out the list of top 10 best Polish movies of all time.

Best Polish Movies of All Time

10. The Saragossa Manuscript (1965)

This movie is directed by Wojciech Has, and stars Zbigniew Cybulski, Iga Cembrzynska, Elzbieta Czyzewska, and Gustaw Holoubek. It is about an officer who finds a book related to his grandfather’s story. The movie was released in 1965 and is a fine piece of entertainment.

The Saragossa Manuscript (1965)

9. The Promised Land (1975)

This movie is about Daniel. It was released in 1975, and is a direction of Andrzej Wajda. The movie stars Daniel Olbrychski, Wojciech Pszoniak, Andrzej Seweryn, and Anna Nehrebecka. It is a fine and entertaining Polish movie.

The Promised Land (1975)

8. Ashes and Diamonds (1958)

During the German occupation noble, bourgeois and worker’s partisan groups lived peaceful lives. This movie is a direction of Andrzej Wajda. The cast of this movie consists of Zbigniew Cybulski, Waclaw Zastrzezynski, Adam Pawlikowski, and Bogumil Kobiela.

Ashes and Diamonds (1958)

7. A Trip Down the River (1970)

A trip down the river was released in 1970. It is a wonderful movie, consisting of almost one and half hours. The director of this movie is Marek Piwowski, and the stars include Stanislaw Tym, Jolanta Lothe, Wanda Stanislawska-Lothe, and Jerzy Dobrowolski.

A Trip Down the River (1970)

6. Sexmission (1984)

According to the story of this Polish movie, two scientists are selected as guinea pigs for a time experiment. The movie is of two hours almost, and is a direction of Juliusz Machulski. Its stars are Olgierd Lukaszewicz, Jerzy Stuhr, Bozena Stryjkówna, Boguslawa Pawelec, and others.

Sexmission (1984)

5. Teddy Bear (1981)

The main character of this Polish movie is the manager of a sport club. It is the story of his life and a couple of friends. The movie was directed by Stanislaw Bareja, and stars Stanislaw Tym, Barbara Burska, Christine Paul-Podlasky, Krzysztof Kowalewski etc.

Teddy Bear (1981)

4. Camera Buff (1979)

It is a fabulous Polish movie, released in 1979. This is a direction of Krzysztof Kieslowski. The movie stars Jerzy Stuhr, Malgorzata Zabkowska, Ewa Pokas, Stefan Czyzewski and other. It is a very entertaining film.

Camera Buff (1979)

3. Vabank (1981)

Set in Warsaw in 1930’s, this movie is about a bank robbery and is very interesting. The movie is directed by Juliusz Machulski. It stars Jan Machulski, Leonard Pietraszak, Witold Pyrkosz, Ewa Szykulska and others.

Vabank (1981)

2. Our Folks (1967)

This movie was released in 1967, and is about two peasant families from the Eastern part of Poland, who are living homeless. The film is directed by Sylwester Checinski. This stars Waclaw Kowalski, Wladyslaw Hancza, Zdzislaw Karczewski, and Eliasz Kuziemski.

Our Folks (1967)

1. Camouflage (1977)

Camouflage is the story of a group of students who spend the summer vacation at a university camp. The movie was directed by Krzysztof Zanussi. Its cast consists of Piotr Garlicki, Zbigniew Zapasiewicz, Christine Paul-Podlasky, and Mariusz Dmochowski.

Camouflage (1977)

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