The Great Big World And Little Children

  • 1962
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Science Fiction

Three short stories combine to make this probably the first all-Polish science fiction film. The first two stories deal with how objects come alive to help children. The third segment features Sienko and Purzynski as two children who are taken by a magical silver sphere to the planet Vega. There they see what the world would look like after an atomic war....read more

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Three short stories combine to make this probably the first all-Polish science fiction film. The first two stories deal with how objects come alive to help children. The third segment features Sienko and Purzynski as two children who are taken by a magical silver sphere to the planet Vega.

There they see what the world would look like after an atomic war. Sets and costumes are excellent, helping create the right feeling in these sensitive film stories. The production was supervised by Jakubowska, who directed the autobiographical Auschwitz drama OSTATNI ETAP in 1948.

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  • Rating: NR
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