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Set 4: National Film, Television & Theatre School (documentaries, features)



Poland 1961 / 3'25’

director:Jerzy Skolimowski
screenplay:Jerzy Skolimowski

A girl wipes a mirror and suddenly she sees a reflection of a man in it. She backs off, fearful...

Kirk Douglas

Poland 1966 / 10’

director:Feridun Erol, Marek Piwowski
screenplay:Feridun Erol, Marek Piwowski

The famous Hollywood western and historical films star visits the outskirts of Europe. He comes to the most prestigious artistic university of the country and he is surprised to discover a town of western films at Targowa Street in Łódź.

The Death of a Provincial

Poland 1965 / 28’

director:Krzysztof Zanussi
screenplay:Krzysztof Zanussi

A young art historian comes to the monastery of provincial monks and he agrees to perform renovations. A collision of two different worlds - youth and freedom of a layman's life and the monks' asceticism.

The Fly Catcher

Poland 1966 / 13'25’

director:Marek Piwowski
screenplay:Marek Piwowski

How do you make a student film, when there is no screenplay and the exam is drawing closer? You have to gather outcasts of the neighbourhood and close them all up for one night in a cheap restaurant. Some alcohol and heated minced meat will revive the real Polish spirit in the 'actors'…

The Game

Poland 1960 / 10'15’

director:Witold Leszczyński
screenplay:Witold Leszczyński

The film is based on a short story by Roger Vailland. A young couple is going somewhere by car. They are overtaken by another couple and the game begins.

The Lamp

Poland 1959 / 7'35’

director:Roman Polański
screenplay:Roman Polański

A figure of an artisan, fixing broken dolls at night, at a kerosene lamp. Suddenly, there is a fire and all the dolls get burnt.

The Office

Poland 1966 / 6’

director:Krzysztof Kieślowski
screenplay:Krzysztof Kieślowski

A satire on bureaucracy. The film made with a candid camera in the Social Insurance Office.

Two Men and a Wardrobe

Poland 1958 / 15’

director:Roman Polański
screenplay:Roman Polański

Two young men emerge from the sea carrying a wardrobe. They walk with it across the city.

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