Cinema: Polish Yoke

MOONLIGHTING Directed and Written by Jerzy Skolimowski

How many Polish guys does it take to make a terrific movie? Four in front of the camera and one behind.

Nowak (Jeremy Irons) is a master electrician from Warsaw, come to London with three laborers to renovate the Kensington home of a wealthy Pole. For a month's hard work the laborers will be paid a year's hard currency. The men will toil in isolation, separated from their families, the outside world and, increasingly, Nowak. He has decided it must be that way: it is December 1981, when, unknown to the three laborers, the Polish government...

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