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The Peasants

Tuesday, Jan 16, 2024 at 7:00 pm

Location: Redstone Theater

Dir. DK Welchman, Hugh Welchman. 2024, 115 mins. DCP. With Kamila Urzędowska, Robert Gulaczyk, Mirosław Baka. Presented in an animation-style meant to evoke oil painting, The Peasants tells the story of Jagna, a young woman determined to forge her own path within the confines of a late 19th-century Polish village, a hotbed of gossip and ongoing feuds, held together, rich and poor, by pride in their land, adherence to colorful traditions and deep-rooted patriarchy. When Jagna finds herself caught between the conflicting desires of the village’s richest farmer, his eldest son, and other leading men of the community, her resistance puts her on a tragic collision course with the community around her. The Peasantswas shot in live-action before being turned into painted animation by a group of 100+ painters over a period of more than two years. Watch the trailer here.  

Free with RSVP, courtesy of Sony Pictures Classics.  

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