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  • 114 min
  • Poland
  • Society
  • 15 years
  • 3 Screenings
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What do you get when you combine Nobel Prize-winning literature with over 200,000 hours of oil painting done by over 100 artists in Poland, Ukraine, Lithuania, and Serbia? The answer is the visually stunning animated film, The Peasants. This film is created by the directors behind Loving Vincent (2017) and is based on Władysław Reymont's novel by the same name.

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Set in a Polish village in the late 19th century, the film presents the richest peasant in the village, Maciej, who wants to marry the beautiful young Jagna. However, Jagna is interested in Maciej's son, Antek. Jagna wants to live life on her own terms, causing discontent among the rural population where gossip is rampant, and patriarchal values are deeply rooted.

The film takes us through the four seasons and Jagna's harsh encounter with the village's judgment as more and more inhabitants turn against her.


Tuesday 05. march 18.15 18.15 Prinsen 2
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Thursday 07. march 18.00 18.00 Prinsen 3
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Friday 08. march 15.00 15.00 Prinsen 6
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Original title CHŁOPI
Director Dk WELCHMAN
Year 2023
Length 114 min
Country Poland
Language Polish
Subtitles norwegian
Cast Kamila Urzędowska, Robert Gulaczyk, Mirosław Baka