Warsaw Uprising

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Black and white silent footage taken during  the 1944 Warsaw Uprising against the Nazis have been turned into a mesmerising  feature movie with sound and color.

The film is a riveting account of the  fierce  house-to-house fighting against the German army that began on  August 1 and  ended 63 days later with the insurgents surrendering,  following the deaths of  some 200,000 rebels and residents.

Titled Warsaw Rising, the film shows the  crews that the Polish resistance Home Army sent fanning through the city to  chronicle the uprising.

Captivating footage: Black and white footage taken during the 1944 Warsaw Uprising against the Nazis have been turned into a mesmerising feature film with sound and colour
Captivating footage: Black and white footage taken  during the 1944 Warsaw Uprising against the Nazis have been turned into a  mesmerizing feature film with sound and color

 

Realistic: Cinematographers hired by the Warsaw Rising Museum added colour and sound that give a real-life feel, while modern editing techniques provide a polished, fast-paced narrative
Realistic: Cinematographers hired by the Warsaw Rising  Museum added color and sound that give a real-life feel, while modern editing  techniques provide a polished, fast-paced narrative

Witold Kiesun in 1944
Witold Kiesun in 2013
 Then and now: Witold Kiezun pictured during the 1944  Warsaw Uprising, above, and earlier this month, below

 

The only purely fictional elements are  voiceovers presenting an imagined narrative that stitches together the  footage: Two brothers scour the streets of the Polish city tasked with  filming  the 1944 rebellion of Warsaw residents against their Nazi  occupiers, commenting  on what they witness, from soup kitchens to scenes of  destruction.

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