Man on the Tracks

  • Dir: Andrzej Munk

  • Poland, 1957, 86 minmins, DCP

  • Cast: Kazimierz Opalinski, Zygmunt Maciejewski

Andrzej Munk’s feature debut begins as a “whydunit” surrounding an investigation after a near-derailment left a veteran engineer dead. Inspectors are quick to blame the victim, who was known for his difficult personality. However, the testimonies of his coworkers slowly reveal a consummate professional with oldschool work ethics that clashed with Poland’s new socialist reality. Released after the 1956 upheaval that saw Polish workers demanding better work conditions under the Stalinist regime, this subversive neo-realist drama about generational clashes remains one of the most influential films of Polish cinema.

Karlovy Vary International Film Festival: Crystal Globe for Best Director


    In-theatre Screening

    • Door Tickets Available at the Venue on Screening Date2019-12-01 (Sun)
      Buy Ticket2019-12-28 (Sat)


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