ANDES 1817

ANDY 1817



First film - Completed 2012

Documentary about crossing the Andes, which took place in February 2012. Visually, the film shows the hardships of contemporary expedition, and in the audio layer tells the story of crossing the Andes in 1817.

    • Year of production
    • 2012
    • Genres
    • First film, Documentary, Historical
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    • Duration
    • 59 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Hanna WOYSŁAW
    • Writer(s)
    • Hanna WOYSŁAW
    • Producer(s)
    • Hanna WOYSŁAW (Pandora Group Productions), Paweł KURZACZ (Pandora Group Productions)
    • Synopsis
    • After months of research we discovered that the army General San Martin, involved several Polish officers, who reached
      Latin America after the defeat of Napoleon n Europe. Based on writings memories of soldiers, the letters of St. Martin, several history books, as well as the documentation found in the Institute San Martin in Buenos Aires, as development in crossing the Andes, we create a fictional character, a kind of collective memory of all those who participated in the Liberty Campaign. The script of the film contains both, Polish soldier imagery and the history of the crossing. They will move us to that emotional 1817, allow us to hear their memories, their private emotions, and experiences, but on screen we will see a present junction. If we now have cold and tired during the voyage, with all technological advances we had, we can imagine ourselves as those who were almost two centuries ago and how great was willpower that pushed them forward.
      The authors of the film of the took part in crossing at februrary 2012, to convey the history and adventure of this junction.
      The film aims to bring closer to the history of Latin America and beautiful landscapes.
    • Beginning of shooting
    • Feb 01, 2012
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