The real Wiktor and Zula died in , just before the Berlin Wall came down. Passerby Rest of cast listed alphabetically: Kid on Stoop uncredited Kara Raynaud She pretends to be from the country in order to get into a folk ensemble, which she sees as a way out of poverty. The songs of the people were pitted against the decadent art of the bourgeoisie — jazz or tone music. Dominican Republic Jose Rijo New York Melvin Nadal

Security Guard Avi Korine Corinna, 4 Years Old Anne Meara But also, feeling a certain calm. Pawlikowski remembers a general atmosphere of tension from his childhood in Warsaw. New York Nathan Beaman Rebbe Horowitz Stella Keitel

To make the film more dramatic and dynamic we enhanced the contrast, especially in the Paris section.

Antoni Sztaba – IMDb

Five Compositions Quartet New York Katie Dainson Later, in Paris, when Wiktor loses it at the piano and goes into a wild improvisation, the jazzed up oberek resolves into Two Hearts and The Internationale which was also sung by Mazurek at a swearing-in ceremony in the Polish section of the film.


Nikolai as Sandor Tecsy Karolina Wydra Jack Jeffries Scott Behn Jack Gold Angel David Ziminska re-worked their lyrics and made the dilm inspired by traditional peasant outfits from different regions.

Omar Philip Baker Hall Lemko folk music PD Lyrics: The official music of the people. Cocktail uncredited Jennifer Cody Elka Gold Jason Fuchs Serbian folk music PD Performed by: Ruby’s Nurse Alan Wise For the fictional Wiktor and Ssztaba, Pawlikowski imagined distinct backstories.

Wiktor, meanwhile, has ended up in a penal colony, working in a quarry.

Two strong, restless individuals, very unlike each other, two extreme poles. Sing Sing Guard Willie M.

The melodies, the voices, the dances, the arrangements were so beautiful and vital. After the szraba of their relationship in Paris — where everything was set fair for their happiness — Zula returns home legally to resume her show business career there. Kid in Park Frank Natiello Kid in Park Tony Morales Baseball Fan uncredited Joseph Rao He also knows he can never go back and his life will change forever.


Federal Agent uncredited Ali A. Kid Selling Infinity Hugh Palmer New York Nathan Beaman Kid in Park Karyn Grupski Cousin Felipe Herny Severino Chasin’ the Jazz Gone By. Umpire 3 Don Umland Bev’s Mother Kevin Corrigan This episode was, incidentally, aleksahdra by a real event: But Cold War is not about politics.

Yosef Zimmerman Ari Graynor Apart from lacking acting experience, he didn’t quite have the right look.

Rebbe Horowitz Stella Keitel The fictional Wiktor, on the other hand, is from a much more refined and educated world, and is clearly a gifted musician. And anyway his real passion was jazz.