Nowak (Jeremy Irons), a Polish contractor, leads a group of workers to London so they can provide cheap labor for a government official based there. Nowak has to manage the project and the men as they encounter the temptations of the West and loneliness and separation from their families.
Best Screenplay Winner at Cannes Film Festival 1982
“Moonlighting is a wickedly pointed movie that takes a simple little story, tells it with humor and truth, and turns it into a knife in the side of the Polish government.”
Roger Ebert. Chicago Sun-Times