The script by Eva Borusevicova describes the true story of Janosik, the XVIII centuries outlaw, who was prowling through Slovak-Polish border. The story of Janosik, a legendary "Central ... See full summary »
The script by Eva Borusevicova describes the true story of Janosik, the XVIII centuries outlaw, who was prowling through Slovak-Polish border. The story of Janosik, a legendary "Central European Robin Hood", based on a real XVIII century documents and on a romantic legend, operating with a very subjective, original lyricism: the hero is tragic and at the same time very contemporary: he could be an American boy, burned by communing with cruelty of the war comes back from Iraq to the city ghetto and becomes a leader of a gang. Written by
Not good, not bad. Only a story about a tip of Central Europe hero, with usual ingredients, slices of Viasat History and some medieval ornaments. Nothing new. Only a window to a world who may seduce the strangers and remember the pictures of childhood books. But the expectations are not impressive. A correct film , description, not very well but not fake of a society, some details about a lost Poland and few actors -promises for better productions, remember of Fanfan la Tulipe and a time travel. And enough. The scene is empty and Janosik - character of an old story. Good for first contact with past of a European region, without the images of Communism.A beginning. But the final taste is, in different doses, not charming.
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