15 certificateA Generation is a Film programme that first aired in 1955 and has been classified a 15 certificate.

A Generation is a 4 star programme


A Generation (1955)

Directed by
Andrzej Wajda

This is the first in Polish director Andrzej Wajda's 'underground trilogy', that documented the experiences of the Polish people under Nazi occupation.. Tadeusz Lomnicki plays Stach Mazur, a young Pole who becomes involved with the resistance through his love for Dorota. As the Nazis tighten their grip on the country, their retribution for acts against them becomes harsher, while the resistance movement itself is torn between the various political factions. The film features Roman Polanski in one of his earliest roles.

Written by

Also known as "Pokolenie"

Genre: Film

Running Time: 100 minutes (approx)

Production Year: 1955

4/5 Stars

Classification: 15 Certificate

Production Country: Poland

Filmed in Colour


Tadeusz Lomnicki...Stach Mazur
Urszula Modrzynska...Dorota
Tadeusz Janczar...Jasio Krone
Janusz Paluszkiewicz...Sekula
Ryszard Kotys...Jacek
Image for Roman PolanskiRoman Polanski...Mundek
Ludwik Benoit...Grzesio
Zofia Czerwinska...Lola
Zbigniew Cybulski...Kostek
Tadeusz Fijewski...German Guard
Zygmunt Hobot...Abram
Cezary Julski...Coachman
Bronislaw Kassowski...Speculator
August Kowalczyk...Priest
Jerzy Krasowski...Wladek