Chronicle of the Uprising in the Warsaw Ghetto According to Marek Edelman

Chronicle of the Uprising in the Warsaw Ghetto According to Marek Edelman

Kronika povstání podle Marka Edelmana

  • Jolanta Dylewska
  • Poland
  • 1993, 76 min
Synopsis

The uprising in the Warsaw ghetto in 1943 is a common theme - Chronicle of the Uprising in the Warsaw Ghetto According to Marek Edelman (1993, J. Dylewska) is a documentary focused exclusively upon the narration of Marek Edelman, the last living leader of the uprising. His memories are interweaved with archive footage of life in the ghetto. These shots, often slow-motion or blown up, materialize the fate of particular people. Edelman´s narration is exact in the chronological and factual regard and refer to the heroism of common people without any pathos. In his narration, the uprising is brought back to life with all its peculiar emotions and individual stories that reveal the sense of the uprising that lies not only in the fighting but also in care of other people in the ghetto

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