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Lava. A Tale of Adam Mickiewicz's 'Forefathers' Eve'

Lawa. Opowiesc o 'Dziadach' Adama Mickiewicza

Directed by Tadeusz Konwicki
Poland, 1989
Drama, Mystery, Romance

Synopsis

Adapted from nineteenth-century verse drama by Adam Mickiewicz, the work depicts Poland under the Russian rule during the nineteenth century, interweaving political and personal drama with a semi-pagan rite during which needy souls communicate with the living on the night of “Forefathers’ Eve”.

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Lava. A Tale of Adam Mickiewicz's 'Forefathers' Eve' Directed by Tadeusz Konwicki