It is a biographical film about Czesław Niemen, who was a
Polish music icon, made on the 10th anniversary of his death. Friends, family
members, critics, music journalists, biography authors all talk about the
talented musician who did not hesitate to give up the benefits of his
popularity in the name of high ideals. The audience adored him. Even under
communism, he managed to raise popular music to the rank of true art. Niemen not
only recorded in Poland but also in Germany, Great Britain, France, USA, Italy
and USSR. The creators of the movie follow his steps from the place of his
birth in 1939, Stare Wasiliszki, where he spent his childhood and started off
at local church choir. As a returnee under displacement of Poles from the
eastern borderlands in 1958, Niemen came to Poland. The movie shows the price
that Czesław Niemen had to pay for his career and incompliance to the defined
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