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Burning Bush 2013

  • 2013-02-11T01:00:00+00:00
  • HBO Europe
  • 2013-01-27T08:00:00+00:00
  • 80 mins
  • 4 hours, 0 mins
  • Drama
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 Buresov√°, 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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