Man of Iron



In Warsaw in 1980, the Communist Party sends Winkel, a weak, alcoholic TV hack, to Gdansk to dig up dirt on the shipyard strikers, particularly on Maciek Tomczyk, an articulate worker whose father was killed in the December 1970 protests. Posing as sympathetic, Winkel interviews the people surrounding Tomczyk, including his detained wife, Agnieszka.

  1. Andrzej Wajda


  2. Aleksander Ścibor-Rylski


Top Billed Cast

  1. Jerzy Radziwiłowicz

    Jerzy Radziwiłowicz

    Maciek Tomczyk / Mateusz Birkut

  2. Krystyna Janda

    Krystyna Janda


  3. Marian Opania

    Marian Opania


  4. Irena Byrska

    Irena Byrska

    Matka Hulewicz

  5. Wiesława Kosmalska

    Wiesława Hulewicz

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Man of Iron
Man of Iron



Original Title Czlowiek z zelaza

Status Released

Release Information

  • July 27, 1981


Original Language Polish

Runtime 2h 27m

Budget -

Revenue -



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