The Conductor

(1980)
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A violinist in a provincial Polish orchestra, whose husband is the director of the ensemble, on a visit to the US ties up with the world- renowned symphony conductor. As it turns out he was once in love with violinist's mother. The conductor, a slightly unstable hypochondriac, returns to Poland to lead the provincial orchestra. He also tries to revive old love affair using the violinist as a surrogate of her mother. Her husband is resentful of the conductor for both personal and professional reasons.

  1. Andrzej Wajda

    Director

  2. Andrzej Kijowski

    Writer

Top Billed Cast

  1. John Gielgud

    John Gielgud

    John Lasocki

  2. Krystyna Janda

    Krystyna Janda

    Marta

  3. Andrzej Seweryn

    Andrzej Seweryn

    Adam Pietryk

  4. Jan Ciecierski

    ojciec Marty

  5. Tadeusz Czechowski

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The Conductor
The Conductor

Facts

Original Title Dyrygent

Status Released

Release Information

  • December 14, 1982
    Theatrical (limited)

    Meaning

  • September 28, 1980
    Theatrical

    Meaning

Original Language Polish

Runtime 1h 41m

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