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The Peasants

History, Drama, Animation

Wednesday 21st February, Screenings at 11am and 8pm

Tickets are €8 full price and €5 concession price

Image of a woman dancing in a dress with a man in a black suit illustrated in an oil painting style

An adaptation of a Nobel Prize winning novel about a Polish peasant creating havoc by marrying an older rich man. A hand-painted, animated movie.

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 on-going feuds, held together, rich and poor, by pride in their land, adherence to colourful traditions and a 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.

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