Dwa Ksiezyce (1993)

Genres - Drama  |   Run Time - 134 min.  |   Countries - Poland  |  
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This Polish slice-of-life film, set in pre-WW II, offers a glimpse of life in a small resort where two social classes converge. On one hand there is the elite class of bourgeoisie tourists who come there to paint, write, and reflect upon their deserved fortune. On the other, there are the peasants who are at the mercy of the tourists. In one scene a tourist woman marches into a peasant home and begins talking art off the walls. In another, an aspiring artiste demands a peasant child pose barefoot in polluted water.

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class-clash, class-system, peasant, tourist, artist