The Best Polish Film / Movie

potop the deluge

A promotional image from the 1970s film Potop (the Deluge) by Jerzy Hoffman.

The list of films which might be in the running for the award ‘the best film / movie’ in the history of Polish cinema is long. Very long. Contenders might include: Ashes and Diamonds (Popiól i diament); Knife in the Water (Nóz w wodzie); Knights of the Teutonic Order (Krzyzacy); The Deluge (Potop); Janosik; The Third Part of the Night (Trzecia czesc nocy); The Illumination (Iluminacja); Camera Buff (Amator); The Story of Sin (Dzieje grzechu); The Hourglass Sanatorium (Sanatorium pod klepsydra); Man of Marble (Czlowiek z marmuru); Sexmission (Seksmisja); Blind Chance (Przypadek); Lessons in a Dead Language (Lekcja martwego języka); A Short Film About Love (Krótki film o milosci); A Short Film about Killing (Krótki film o zabijaniu); Three Colours: White; Pan Tadeusz: The Last Foray in Lithuania (Pan Tadeusz); Day of the Wacko (Dzien swira). The list of great Polish movies could go on and on.

seksmisja film

A promo image for Sexmission (Seksmisja) the 1984 cult Polish comedy science fiction film.

We’ve put together a list of our favourite movies and here give visitors the chance to vote for their favourite Polish film / movie!

Europa Europa

A film poster for Europa Europa the 1990 film starring Marco Hofschneider and and Julie Delpy directed by Agnieszka Holland.

The results of this poll will I’m sure be totally unscientific and there are certainly many other films that could have been included in the vote!

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