by DK Welchman & Hugh Welchman
110’, Polish dialogues
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.
Written by DK Welchman, Hugh Welchman, Directed by DK Welchman, Hugh Welchman, Music by Łukasz Rostkowski, Produced by Sean Bobbitt, Hugh Welchman, Ivan Pribićević, Agnė Adomėnė.
Polish Film Institute
Film Center Serbia
Lithuanian Film Centre
New Europe Film Sales
PREMIERE – TORONTO IFF 2023, Canada