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Janosik: A True Story (2009)

Janosik. Prawdziwa historia (original title)
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 »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Václav Jirácek ... Janosik
Ivan Martinka Ivan Martinka ... Tomasz Uhorczyk
Michal Zebrowski ... Turjag Huncaga
Sarah Zoe Canner ... Barbara
Maja Ostaszewska ... Margeta
Katarzyna Herman ... Zuzanna
Tatiana Pauhofová ... Anusia
Danuta Szaflarska ... Janosik's grandmother
Marian Dziedziel ... Szyposz
Eryk Lubos ... Gabor
Rafal Mackowiak ... Baron Revay
Marek Probosz ... Satora
Malgorzata Zajaczkowska ... Janosik's Mother
Maciej Kozlowski ... First Judge
Krzysztof Stroinski ... Lani
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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 Anonymous

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Language:

Polish | Slovak | Czech | German | French

Release Date:

4 September 2009 (Poland) See more »

Also Known As:

Janosik, roi des voleurs See more »

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Budget:

€6,000,000 (estimated)
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Dolby Digital

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Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Agnieszka Holland's co-director here - Kasia Adamik - is actually her daughter. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Vsechnopárty: Episode dated 18 September 2015 (2015) See more »

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A Fanfan la Tulipe
16 April 2010 | by VincentiuSee all my reviews

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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