PEACE AND QUIET

A film by Krzysztof Kieslowski

Cast : Jerzy Stuhr, Izabella Olszewska, Jerzy Trela

1980 / drama / Pologne / original title : SPOKÓJ / Color / status : completed / Polish / General Audience / long feature-film / All Rights / French catalog

A young man in his twenties leaves prison after a three-year sentence. He wants to start a new life in a place where he is not known and dreams only of a job, a wife and a family. He succeeds partially in fulfilling these dreams, but then runs into a conflict on a construction job between the corrupt boss and fellow workers secretly planning a strike. He becomes a pawn in one camp while remaining true to his ideals in the other. The unavoidable conflict.