Moonlighting (1982)

Moonlighting (1982)

A Polish contractor, Nowak, leads a group of workmen to London so they can provide cheap labor for a government official based there. Nowak (Irons) has to manage the project and the men as they encounter the tempations of the West and loneliness and separation from their families. Nowak is the only one of the group who speaks English, and he uses this as a tool over his team. When the unrest in Poland leads to a military takeover, Nowak is faced with a much more difficult situation than he expected.

Moonlighting is a 1982 British drama film written and directed by Jerzy Skolimowski. It is set in the early 1980s at the time of the Solidarity protests in Poland. It stars Jeremy Irons as Nowak, a Polish builder leading a team working illegally in London.

Moonlighting Movie Poster (1982)

Moonlighting (1982)

Directed by: Jerzy Skolimowski
Starring: Jeremy Irons, Eugene Lipinski, Jirí Stanislav, Eugeniusz Haczkiewicz, Judy Gridley, Claire Toeman, Catherine Harding, Jill Johnson
Screenplay by: Jerzy Skolimowski
Production Design by: Tony Woollard
Cinematography by: Tony Pierce-Roberts
Film Editing by: Barrie Vince
Costume Design by: Jane Robinson
Music by: Stanley Myers
Distributed by: Miracle Films
Release Date: September 26, 1982