The Pauper and the Madame depicts the unique fate of Adam Chmielowski, a painter who in search of freedom and happiness, sacrifices everything. His rebellious nature make him not only escape the tsarist regime, but in peak of fame, he abandons the world of art to “die for the world” and devote himself to serving people. His tragic Lengyel filmbemutató és közönségtalálkozó
Polish Film Premiere and Q&A fate is completed by a spiritual breakdown, expulsion from the Jesuit order, and confinement in a mental institution. Soon, however, he rises like a phoenix from the ashes and returns as Brother Albert – the future saint.
Supported by the Polish Institute.