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The Passion According to the Polish Community of Pruchnik  //  The Passion According to the Polish Community of Pruchnik (Orig.)

DIR: Andreas Horvath
2009 / Austria / 30 min

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In the small town of Pruchnik, near the remote Bieszczady Mountains in the south-eastern part of Poland, villagers gather every year on Good Friday to "punish" Judas for his betrayal of Jesus. The film explores the thin line between pagan and Christian rites and raises the timely question to what extent anti-semitism finds loopholes in the Roman Catholic tradition.

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Director Andreas Horvath
Screenplay Andreas Horvath
Dir. of Photography Monika Muskala
Editing Andreas Horvath
Music
Sound Andreas Horvath, Mischa Rainer
Duration 30 min
Year 2009
Country Austria
Colour Colour
Tags observational, religion, rituals, rural society
Production Andreas Horvath
Andreas Horvath
Address:  Schwarzenberg promenade 60
City:  5026 Salzburg
Country:  Austria
Web:  andreas-horvath.com
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