Directed by Andrzej Wajda
Also Available On:Amazon
Art Director Allan Starski
Directed by Andrzej Wajda
Henryk Goldszmit had become a Polish icon in the 1930s through his writings, teachings, and radio programs for children, under the name of Janusz Korczak. When the kids from his Warsaw orphanage were to be deported to the gas chambers of Treblinka, he refused to abandon them, and with them he died in the Holocaust.
Academy Award® winning director Andrzej Wajda (Katyn) brings this tragic tale to the screen in KORCZAK, starring Wojciech Pszoniak as the kind and fiercely committed doctor. After the Nazis invade Poland, the Jewish Korczak and his orphans are moved into the newly formed Ghettos, where he scrounges for food and vainly tries to protect the children from the violence and famine outside their walls.
With a powerful script by Agnieszka Holland (Europa Europa), stunning B&W cinematography by Robby Müller (Dead Man), and performed with self-immolating intensity by Pszoniak and the phenomenally talented ensemble of child actors, Korczak is, as Steven Spielberg wrote, "one of the most important European pictures about the Holocaust."
Blu-ray Extras Include:
- Stills Gallery
"Korczak is one of the most important European pictures about the Holocaust." - Steven Spielberg
Best Cinematography German Film Awards
Official Selection Toronto International Film Festival
Interested in bringing Korczak to your school or library? If you'd like to have an in-class viewing, on-campus screening, or purchase the DVD for your library's collection, please contact Estelle Grosso or call (212) 629-6880 with your request.
Korczak may also be available with Public Performance Rights (PPR) and Digital Site Licensing (DSL) for colleges and universities. To purchase the DVD with PPR or DSL, please contact Estelle Grosso or call (212) 629-6880. Click here to learn more at Kino Lorber Edu.
RT' @POVdocs': THANK YOU all for tuning in last night for the premiere of The Gospel of Eureka! Missed the broadcast? You can stream #GospelO…
@MasonVaughnDied Please fill out the form here so we can help you:' https://t.co/qaGZubzM3l'
RT' @JordanCronk': Well hello there.' https://t.co/zFitlSNO8K'
RT' @KLStudioClassic': Coming 9/24! 4 Restored Classics! Also available Separately! Ida Lupino: Filmmaker Collection (1949-1953) Limited Ed…
The fluffy puppies are coming to Los Angeles, San Francisco, and Philadelphia this weekend! 𝔻𝕀𝔸𝕄𝔸ℕ𝕋𝕀ℕ𝕆 opens at the…' https://t.co/hG4mWARamC'
RT' @NuartTheatre': #DIAMANTINO opens this Friday with co-director/co-writer #DanielSchmidt in person for a Q&A on Friday & Saturday followin…
RT' @LTSanFran': The surreal fantasy #DIAMANTINO opens at the #OperaPlaza this Friday! Buy tickets here now:' https://t.co/h7sGPUgqTl'' @KinoLor…'
RT' @Slant_Magazine': Lila Avilés’s film reserves the possibility of flirtations with disaster to turn into acts of emancipation. Read' @Diego…'
RT' @CinemaTropical': Lila Avilés’ THE CHAMBERMAID is a New York Times Critics' Pick! "Quietly stunning... After you’ve seen it, the world lo…
Inquiries & Press
333 W. 39th St., Ste. 503
New York, NY 10018
Tel. (800) 562-3330
Fax. (212) 714-0871
Press & Media
For publicity assistance and press inquiries please contact us by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or calling 212-629-6880.