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Encyclopedia > The Year of the Quiet Sun

Rok spokojnego slonca (or The Year of the Quiet Sun) is a 1984 Polish film written and directed by Krzysztof Zanussi. The story of the romance between a Polish refugee and an American soldier was nominated for 1986's Golden Globe Award for Best Foreign Language Film. At the Venice Film Festival, the film was awarded the Golden Lion and Pasinetti Awards. // Events The Walt Disney Company founds Touchstone Pictures to release movies with subject matter deemed inappropriate for the Disney name. ... Krzysztof Zanussi, (b. ... // Events April 12 - Actor Morgan Mason marries The Go-Gos Belinda Carlisle Actor Arnold Schwarzenegger marries television journalist Maria Shriver. ... The Golden Globe Awards are American awards for motion pictures and television programs, given out each year during a formal dinner. ... For the main article see Golden Globe Awards. ... The Venice Film Festival (Mostra Internazionale dArte Cinematografica) takes place every year in late August/early September on the Lido di Venezia in the historic Palazzo del Cinema on the Lungomare Marconi, in Venice, Italy. ... The Golden Lion (it: Leone dOro) is the name of the highest prize given to a film at the Biennale Venice Film Festival. ...


  • Maja Komorowska as Emilia
  • Scott Wilson as Norman
  • Hanna Skarzanka as Emilia's Mother
  • Ewa Dalkowska as Stella
  • Vadim Glowna as Herman
  • Daniel Webb as David
  • Zbigniew Zapasiewicz as Szary

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Rok spokojnego slonca at The Internet Movie Database The Internet Movie Database (IMDb) is an online database of information about actors, movies, television shows, television stars and video games. ...

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In a field outside the town, the grave of the dead airmen is excavated, and in a startling scene, the corpses are examined and then, in a twilight montage, seem to bear witness to their murder.
"A Year of the Quiet Sun," which won the Golden Lion as the best film at the 1984 Venice Film Festival, was not entered for the Academy Awards, because the Polish government was boycotting the Oscars after a film by Andrzej Wajda, critical of the government, was entered.
One of the remarkable qualities of "A Year of the Quiet Sun" is the way it tells its love story without resorting to the devices of cheap romance.
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