Onirica

Country of origin: Poland
Release Year: 2013
Runtime: 95 min

Director: Lech Majewski



Story of Adam, a poet who has lost his beloved in a car crash. It is set in Poland in 2010, an ominous year for Poland with floods, fires, landslides and the catastrophe of the presidential plane being torn apart in mysterious circumstances. A national tragedy imposes on a personal one and Adam gives up his job as a professor of literature to work at a supermarket checkout. Yet all he wants is to sleep, escaping from his painful reality. For him the only text to read in these hard times is Divine Comedy. And it is Dante’s masterpiece that brings back some meaning to Adam’s life...