Original title on the poster:f. IN: 46 x 65 = CM: 117 x 160. An original 1966 (from the first release of this movie in France) large sized. Vintage French poster for the movie - "Lotna" - released in English-speaking countries as "Speed", the 1959 Andrzej Wajda Polish World War II military cavalry melodrama.The movie shows Polish cavalrymen attacking German tanks, which was a complete myth, but was surely stirring while making! This highly symbolic film is both the director's tribute to the long and glorious history of the Polish cavalry, as well as a more ambiguous portrait of the passing of an era. Wajda was the son of a Polish Cavalry officer who was murdered in the Katyn massacre. The horse Lotna represents the entire Romantic tradition in culture, a tradition that had a huge influence in the course of Polish history and the formation of Polish literature. Lotna is Wajda's meditation on the historical breaking point that was 1939, as well as a reflection on the ending of an entire era for literature and culture in Poland and in Europe as a whole. Writing of the film, Wajda states that it held great hopes for him, perhaps more than any other. " Sadly, Wajda came to think of Lotna "a failure as a film.
The film remains highly controversial, as Wajda includes a mythical scene in which Polish horsemen suicidally charge a unit of German tanks, an event that never actually happened. Jerzy Pichelski, Adam Pawlikowski, Jerzy Moes. From the unity of democratic anti-imperialist forces of the world, from their determination to fight for peace and security, for genuine democracy and socialism depends the future of the world. DIMITROV Dimitrov Georgi Mikhailov (1882 - 1949) is an activist of the Bulgarian and international communist movement. Dimitrov was called the "Bulgarian Lenin" and the leader of the Bulgarian people.After his death, he built a mausoleum in Sofia, like Lenin's. In: 23x35 - cm: 57x87. This item is in the category "Entertainment Memorabilia\Movie Memorabilia\Posters\Originals-International\1940-49".posters" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped worldwide.