Polish biopic -PAPUSZA – available on dvd

Biopic based on the life of Polish-Romani poet Bronislawa Wajs.

Literate from a young age, even though her family forbade her from reading, Papusza marries at 15 and becomes a singer. In 1949, poet Jerzy Ficowski hears her performing and translates her lyrics from Romani to Polish and publishes them.

Papusza new found fame destroys her home life while she is rejected by the gypsy community.

In Polish with English subtitles

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