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Hipothesis

Krzysztof Zanussi
Poland, West Germany 1972 / 27’

Chance-fate-coincidence are always present in my mind - Zanussi says in his autobiography. This motif served as the pretext for a funny film play, asking what would have happened, if...The film is set in the early 20th century, which offers more distance, and it is stylised as a scientific lecture. It shows the paramount influence of trivial decisions (e.g. to turn left or right) on the fate of the world.

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