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Chlopi
The Peasants

  1. Overview
  2. Fact Sheet

This is a tragic story of a peasant girl, Jagna, forced to marry a much older, wealthy farmer, Boryna, despite her love for his son Antek. With time, the villagers begin to hate and envy Jagna so she has to fight to preserve her independence. Set at the turn of the 20th century, the story's dramatic turn ties into the changing seasons, hard labor in the fields and traditional local holidays.

The film

  • Film identity

    Original title: Chlopi

    Directed by: Dorota KOBIELA

    Country: Poland, Serbia, Lithuania

    Running time: 02 h

  • Technique

    Category: WIP Feature

    Techniques used: Rotoscope, painting on canvas

    Process: Colour

    Target public: Teens, Young adults, Adults

    Looking for investor(s), distributor(s)

  • Credits

    Directed by: Dorota KOBIELA

    Production: CHLOPI SP. Z O.O., Sean BOBBITT, DIGITALKRAFT D.O.O., ART SHOT

    Distribution: NEW EUROPE FILM SALES, THE JOKERS FILMS

    Based on: "The Peasants" by Wladyslaw Reymont