About the film
Janosik : A True Story
Release Date: September 04, 2009
|Genres||:||Drama, Romance, War|
|Production Companies||:||Apple Film Production, In Film Praha, TVP, Charlie's Bratislava, HBO Central Europe|
|Director||:||Agnieszka Holland, Kasia Adamik|
The story of Janosik, a legendary "Central European Robin Hood", based on real XVIII century documents and a romantic legend. Young Janosik, burnt out by war experiences and disappointment in love, joins a team of brigands. Soon after he becomes the troop's leader and is recognized as a brave and honorable commander, he never kills anyone he robs. Along with the fame he starts enjoying popularity among women. But Janosik's success raises jealousy in one of the troop's members, greedy and brutal Huncaga.