Tonight A Town Dies

A dark look at war-torn Poland centers on the efforts of a Polish prisoner, Lapicki, to escape Gestapo agents. While on a prison train en route to the concentration camp in Dachau, Lapicki escapes and takes refuge in Dresden only to see the city destroyed by bombs from American planes. Behind the sincerity of this film is the experience of director Rybkowski,...read more

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A dark look at war-torn Poland centers on the efforts of a Polish prisoner, Lapicki, to escape Gestapo agents. While on a prison train en route to the concentration camp in Dachau, Lapicki escapes and takes refuge in Dresden only to see the city destroyed by bombs from American planes.

Behind the sincerity of this film is the experience of director Rybkowski, who himself was a prisoner of the Nazis during the war.