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The Deluge (1974)

Potop (original title)
During the 1655 war between Protestant Sweden and Catholic Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth some Polish-Lithuanian nobles side with Swedish king Charles X Gustav while others side with the Polish king Jan Kazimierz.

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Jerzy Hoffman
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Daniel Olbrychski ... Andrzej Kmicic
Malgorzata Braunek ... Olenka Billewiczówna
Tadeusz Lomnicki ... Michal Wolodyjowski
Kazimierz Wichniarz ... Jan Onufry Zagloba
Wladyslaw Hancza ... Janusz Radziwill
Leszek Teleszynski ... Boguslaw Radziwill
Ryszard Filipski ... Soroka
Wieslawa Mazurkiewicz ... Aunt Kulwiecówna
Franciszek Pieczka ... Kiemlicz
Leslaw Janicki Leslaw Janicki ... Damian Kiemlicz
Waclaw Janicki Waclaw Janicki ... Kosma Kiemlicz
Bruno O'Ya ... Józwa Butrym
Wlodzimierz Bednarski Wlodzimierz Bednarski ... Zend
Bogusz Bilewski ... Kulwiec-Hippocentaurus
Andrzej Kozak Andrzej Kozak ... Rekuc Leliwa
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Storyline

During the 1655 war between Protestant Sweden and Catholic Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth some Polish-Lithuanian nobles side with Swedish king Charles X Gustav while others side with the Polish king Jan Kazimierz. Polish colonels Andrzej Kmicic and Michal Wolodyjowski turn from foes to friends and together they fight against traitors, renegade Polish nobles and Swedish invaders. Written by nufs68

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Based on a novel by Henryk Sienkiewicz.


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Country:

Poland | Soviet Union

Language:

Polish

Release Date:

14 May 1975 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Deluge See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

PLN100,000,000 (estimated)
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

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Sound Mix:

Mono | 70 mm 6-Track (70 mm prints)

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)| Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Krzysztof Kowalewski, playing a character of Roch Kowalski, an alleged cousin of Jan Onufry Zagloba, played Zagloba himself in later With Fire and Sword (1999). See more »

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Followed by With Fire and Sword (1999) See more »

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epic war tale
6 January 1999 | by slug-5See all my reviews

This movie is an epic tale set in the 17th century Poland

were there is a war between the Swedish and the Polish armies. The turning point of this movie is when a Polish general betrays Poland and kills thousands of olish men. This movie had an academy award nomination but didn't win.


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