At the turn of the century, Lodz, Poland was a quick-paced manufacturing center for textiles, replete with cutthroat industrialists and unsafe working conditions. Three young friends, a Pole, a Jew and a German, pool their money together to build a factory. The movie follows their ruthless pursuit of fortune.
#126 on 500<400, with 308 checks.
Nominated by blocho, filmbantha, and Minkin.
[The Promised Land]
Directed by: Andrzej Wajda
(479.11 Pts, 14 Votes) , Top 1–10–50: 0–1–5
ICheckMovies: 301 Checks , 36 Favourites , 6 Official lists
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