Running time: 95'

With this film Andrzej Wajda’s international fame began. This is the second part in the war trilogy, an adaptation of a short story by Jerzy Stefan Stawiński. A terrifying study of the agony of the Warsaw Uprising. A unit of Home Army soldiers is trying to cross the sewers to the still defending Śródmieście. Uprising participants have to live among rats and faeces. The film received a Special Jury Prize at the Cannes Film Festival.