Dir: Andrzej Munk
Poland, 1958, Polish／German, 84 min, DCP
Cast: Edward Dziewonski, Barbara Polomska
Andrzej Munk takes a comedic look back at the World War II resistance movement that he was a part of with two stories of accidental heroes. In part one, a coward unwittingly becomes a messenger between local insurgents and the Hungarian army after escaping the Warsaw Uprising. In the second story, a soldier tries to instill hope in his fellow prisoners of war by hiding another soldier in an attic to create the illusion that he escaped. Though darkly funny in its tragic irony, Eroica is also a thought-provoking film about heroism in wartime.
Mar del Plata Film Festival: Best Screenplay, FIPRESCI Prize
- Hong Kong Arts Centre Louis Koo Cinema (Venue)
- HK Science Museum Lecture Hall (Venue)
- Hong Kong Film Archive (Venue)
- K11 Art House (Venue)
- The Metroplex (Venue)
- Festival Grand Cinema (Venue)
- the sky (Venue)
- MCL Telford Cinema (Venue)
- Tai Kwun (Venue)
- MOViE MOViE (Venue)
- Chinese Subtitles
- Category III
- Post-screening discussion with the director
- Director and/or actor(s) will meet the audience
- Post-screening talk
- Full House
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