Tag Archives: Polish

Layer Cake
7.1

Layer Cake

Mar. 17, 1968

Layer Cake

Based on the novel by Stanislaw Lem (Solaris). The main character, race car driver Ryszrd Fox, is involved in many car accidents. After each car ...
When Angels Fall
6.8

When Angels Fall

Dec. 31, 1959

When Angels Fall

The twenty-one-minute-film is set in a men’s public rest room and recounts the day to day existence of an elderly woman who serves as an ...
Two Men and a Wardrobe
6.8

Two Men and a Wardrobe

Apr. 22, 1958

Two Men and a Wardrobe

A short Polish black and white silent movie directed by Roman Polański. The film features two men who emerge from the sea carrying a large ...
The End of the World
7.1

The End of the World

Nov. 01, 1989

The End of the World

The monotonous everyday life of an elderly couple is recorded almost silently in a time frame of three days. A woman and a man who have lived ...
Mammals
5.7

Mammals

Dec. 31, 1962

Mammals

“Waiting for Godot” on ice and snow, without words. Against a barren winter landscape, a figure approaches: it’s a man, pulling ...
Break Up the Dance
5.5

Break Up the Dance

Jan. 01, 1957

Break Up the Dance

Youths get ready for a party, decorating the dance floor, cleaning out the fountain of a pond. That evening, the party starts and guests arrive: ...
Conversation with a Cupboard Man
7.8

Conversation with a Cupboard Man

Charles sits for hours in a wardrobe in a rented room on the attic, looking back on his whole life. He was brought up by a single mother who ...
The Lamp
6.4

The Lamp

Jan. 01, 1959

The Lamp

In waning winter light, a doll maker works in his shop, a kerosene lamp beside him, a jumble of dolls and doll parts, whole and broken, ...
Personal Search
6.2

Personal Search

Mar. 20, 1973

Personal Search

Basia and Krystyna are trying to smuggle clothes, perfumes and other things purchased abroad through the border back to Poland during communist ...
Full Moon
6.8

Full Moon

Mar. 19, 1979

Full Moon

A ruminative, understated drama on the nature of overwork versus an “unachieving” life away from the city, Pelnia examines the ...
The Erlprince
5.6

The Erlprince

Sep. 19, 2016

The Erlprince

An exceptionally gifted teenage boy is about to start studying physics at university. He is working on the theory of parallel worlds, which are ...
Baby Bump
5.2

Baby Bump

Sep. 06, 2015

Baby Bump

11-year-old Mickey House is no longer a child. But who is he? He doesn’t know. He’s friendless. He doesn’t understand his mother. He hates what’s ...
Déjà vu
7.6

Déjà vu

Jul. 01, 1990

Déjà vu

The Prohibition years. Chicago bootleggers suffer losses due to their betrayal by one Mick Nich – Mikita Nichiporuk. The mob decides to ...
Art of Loving
5.9

Art of Loving

May. 22, 1989

Art of Loving

Prior to her wedding a nineteen years old Anna can’t stop wondering – whether she made the right choice? So she decides to seek the ...
My Name Is Ki
5.8

My Name Is Ki

Sep. 30, 2011

My Name Is Ki

Ki is a young woman who no longer wants to live with the father of her child. She moves into a house in which lives Miko, a serious man who does ...
It will work
4.4

It will work

Aug. 15, 2019

It will work

Three old men get caught by the police during the bank heist. The problem is, that they didn’t steal anything. Release: Na bank sie uda ...
Saviour Square
7.4

Saviour Square

Sep. 07, 2006

Saviour Square

A story of a married couple with two children, whose housing problems, the man’s infidelity and the woman’s fragility lead the family ...
Chronicle of Amorous Accidents
6.9

Chronicle of Amorous Accidents

Set in the summer months preceding the September 1939 outbreak of World War II in Polish part of Lithuania. A young highschool lad, Witek, is ...
Sisters
6.7

Sisters

May. 01, 1999

Sisters

Two old sisters, living in the same Warsaw apartment, sit on a bench and talk. The 87-year-old elder one seems to care for the other reluctantly ...
Chemo
7.3

Chemo

Jan. 01, 2009

Chemo

Pawel Lozinski follows the chemotherapy patients of a cancer ward over a year. The outside, where ‘normal’ life continues, trees bloom, shed ...