The Peasants / Chlopi
Dirs DK Welchman/Hugh Welchman, Pol/Serb/Lith, 2023, 115 mins, Polish with subtitles
Kamila Urzedowska, Robert Gulaczyk, Miroslaw Baka
In a late 19th century Polish village, a young woman is determined to forge her own path despite the gossip, feuds and deep-rooted patriarchy. This visually thrilling rendering of Władysław Reymont’s Nobel Prize-winning tale uses the advanced oil painting animation technique so entrancingly employed in Loving Vincent.
A ravishingly beautiful visual triumph THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER