Dziady with Jan Englert
Chopin Productions

"Forefather's Eve" by Adam Mickiewicz launched a deep, widespread discussion on how to read, interpret and perform ninetheenth century classics.


12/19/1999 - 12/19/1999


"Forefather's Eve" by Adam Mickiewicz launched a deep, widespread discussion on how to read, interpret and perform ninetheenth century classics.

What could young people find interesting in Romanticism?" the director ask himself rhetorically."I believe everyone can find the drama of a great figure interesting, an existential drama about who we are and how we should live in the world around us. How can we overcome mediocrity? How can we create?"

Author
Adam Mickiewicz

Director
Jan Englert

Tags: Film, Polish, New Europe, 1999