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The Structure of Crystal

Struktura krysztalu

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Directed by Krzysztof Zanussi
Poland, 1969
Drama
      Polish
      English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish

Synopsis

The protagonists of the film are two talented physicists – one of them leaves the city for the countryside and becomes a meteorologist, the other establishes a brilliant career in science. Both are bombarded by moral dilemmas regarding their choice in life.

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The award-winning Krzysztof Zanussi, one of the great Polish filmmakers, made his feature debut with this psychologically rich, remarkably mature chamber drama about career vocation (Zanussi studied physics), friendship, and life philosophy.

Synopsis

The protagonists of the film are two talented physicists – one of them leaves the city for the countryside and becomes a meteorologist, the other establishes a brilliant career in science. Both are bombarded by moral dilemmas regarding their choice in life.

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The Structure of CrystalDirected byKrzysztof Zanussi
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Awards & Festivals

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Cannes Film Festival
1970 | Directors' Fortnight
Mar del Plata International Film Festival
1970 | Winner: Best Screenplay
Valladolid International Film Festival
1970 | Winner: Award of the City of Valladolid

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