The Issa Valley

The Issa Valley


Tadeusz Konwicki

1982, 1 h 42 min

Several lives intertwine in the Lithuanian Issa valley at the end of the 1990s. There is little Tomaszek, a priest romantically involved with a housekeeper, and Barbarka – a maid whose master doesn’t reciprocate her feelings. There is Baltazar, a mad gamekeeper with existential anxiety that urges him to commit a crime. There are also devils and demons known from Lithuanian legends that accompany all of them in their earthly matters.

directed by: Tadeusz Konwicki

written by: Tadeusz Konwicki

director of photography: Jerzy Łukaszewicz

music: Zygmunt Konieczny

production design: Andrzej Borecki

costume design: Małgorzata Zduleczny

make up: Maria Dziewulska

sound: Nikodem Wołk-Łaniewski

edited by: Krystyna Rutkowska

cast: Anna Dymna, Maria Pakulnis, Danuta Szaflarska, Ewa Wiśniewska, Edward Dziewoński

production: Zespół Filmowy Perspektywa

production manager: Ryszard Chutkowski

Main Competition
Short Film Competition
Microbudget Film Competition
Pure Classics
Films from Gdynia
Opening Film
Platinum Lions Screening
Special Screenings
Krakow Film Festival Catching Waves
Missing Polish Film Festival
Janusz Korczak - Children's Festival
Wydarzenia towarzyszące

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