Burning Bush (TV Miniseries)
- Original title
Horící ker (Burning Bush)
- Running time
- 236 min.
- Czech Republic
Rafal Paradowski, Martín Strba
Etamp Film Production / HBO (Czech Republic) / Nutprodukce
TV Series. Drama | TV Miniseries. Based On A True Story. Biography. 1960s
- Synopsis / Plot
- Burning Bush is a three-part mini-series created for HBO by world-renowned Polish director Agnieszka Holland. Based on real characters and events, this haunting drama focuses on the personal sacrifice of a Prague history student, Jan Palach, who set himself on fire in protest against the Soviet occupation of Czechoslovakia in 1969. Dagmar Buresová, a young female lawyer, became part of his legacy by defending Jan's family in a trial against the communist government, a regime which tried to dishonour Palach's sacrifice, a heroic action for the freedom of Czechoslovakia.
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