Walesa - Man Of Hope DVD

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From lowly shipyard worker to Nobel Peace Prize winner, the rise of the legendary Lech Wałęsa is brilliantly captured in this remarkable biopic by Academy Award-nominated director, Andrzej Wajda. With communist authorities bloodily suppressing workers' uprisings across Poland, political activist Lech is arrested and beaten, eventually forced to collaborate with Security Services. Undeterred, he continues to lead his fellow workers against Soviet oppression. As his reputation grows and his actions begin to forge a path to freedom for citizens across Eastern Europe,... the stakes are raised and Lech must decide what price he is willing to pay for freedom. [show more]

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Released
10 November 2014
Directors
Actors
Format
DVD 
Publisher
Metrodome Distribution 
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Runtime
217 minutes 
Features
PAL 
Barcode
5055002558870 
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Please note this is a region 2 DVD and will require a region 2 (Europe) or region Free DVD Player in order to play.  Andrzej Wajda directs this biopic about Nobel Peace Prize winner Lech Walesa (Robert Wieckiewicz). A shipyard worker turned human rights activist, Walesa longed for the day when he and everyone else in Poland could stand up to the oppressive communist regime. Walesa eventually made it happen, co-founding the Soviet's first trade union, Solidarity. The film also stars Agnieszka Grochowska as Danuta Walesa and Zbigniew Zamachowski as Nawislak.

Andrzej Wajda directs this biopic about Nobel Peace Prize winner Lech Walesa (Robert Wieckiewicz). A shipyard worker turned human rights activist, Walesa longed for the day when he and everyone else in Poland could stand up to the oppressive communist regime. Walesa eventually made it happen, co-founding the Soviet's first trade union, Solidarity. The film also stars Agnieszka Grochowska as Danuta Walesa and Zbigniew Zamachowski as Nawislak.