Korczak


1h 53m 1990

Brief Synopsis

Drama based on the life of Dr. Janusz Korczak, an author of children's books who ran an orphanage in Poland during World War II. Korczak, a Jew, accompanied the Jewish orphans to Treblinka on August 6, 1942, where they all died.

Film Details

MPAA Rating
Release Date
1990
Location
Warsaw, Poland

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 53m

Synopsis

Drama based on the life of Dr. Janusz Korczak, an author of children's books who ran an orphanage in Poland during World War II. Korczak, a Jew, accompanied the Jewish orphans to Treblinka on August 6, 1942, where they all died.

Film Details

MPAA Rating
Release Date
1990
Location
Warsaw, Poland

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 53m

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Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States 1990

Released in United States April 12, 1991

Released in United States April 1991

Released in United States August 16, 1991

Released in United States August 1990

Released in United States February 8, 1991

Released in United States November 1996

Released in United States on Video August 18, 1993

Released in United States September 1990

Released in United States Summer June 26, 1991

Shown at Edinburgh International Film Festival August 11-26, 1990.

Shown at Kobe Film Festival (Pre-event Special) in Japan November 1-30, 1996.

Shown at Miami Film Festival February 8, 1991.

Shown at Montreal World Film Festival (out of competition) August 23-September 3, 1990.

Shown at Toronto Festival of Festivals September 6-15, 1990.

Began shooting September 1989.

Completed shooting December 1989.

Wajda announced that, due to his new political responsibilities "Korczak" would be his last film.

Wajda's first film since becoming a senator of the new Polish People's Republic and his first to be made in Poland for five years.

Released in United States 1990 (Shown at Montreal World Film Festival (out of competition) August 23-September 3, 1990.)

Released in United States February 8, 1991 (Shown at Miami Film Festival February 8, 1991.)

Released in United States April 1991 (Shown at AFI/Los Angeles International Film Festival (Regiona Ziegler Tribute) April 11-25, 1991.)

Released in United States April 12, 1991 (New York City)

Released in United States Summer June 26, 1991

Released in United States August 1990 (Shown at Edinburgh International Film Festival August 11-26, 1990.)

Released in United States August 16, 1991

Released in United States on Video August 18, 1993

Released in United States November 1996 (Shown at Kobe Film Festival (Pre-event Special) in Japan November 1-30, 1996.)

Released in United States September 1990 (Shown at Toronto Festival of Festivals September 6-15, 1990.)