Nights and Days (Noce I dnie)
Wednesday, June 13, 6:30 p.m.
Museum of the Moving Image - Redstone Theater
Dir. Jerzy Antczak. 1975, 245 mins. DCP. In Polish with English subtitles. With Jadwiga Barańska, Jerzy Bińczycki, Emir Buczacki. This epic love story is the theatrical four-hour version of an acclaimed ten-hour TV miniseries. The film portrays the fate of two generations of the Niechcic family set amidst Polish social transformations between 1865 and 1914. The story unfolds as memories of Barbara, who escapes from the town of Kaliniec, which was set on fire by Prussian soldiers. Barbara reminisces about her unfulfilled love for Józef, her marriage with Bogumił, experiences related to raising children. Despite different natures, Bogumił and Barbara spend their whole life together, helping each other in face of difficulties of life during the Russian partition. A depiction of how human nature and feelings can adapt over several decades.
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