Director: Malgoska Szumowska Country: Poland, Germany, France
Academy Award- winner Juliette Binoche as Anne, a well-off Parisian journalist investigating the lives of two student prostitutes for a magazine article. What begins as a routine assignment, though,... More
Based on his own novel Metaphysics, Lech Majewski crafts intimate passion plays and creates "a luminous, highly erotic treatise on art, love and death" (Chicago Reader). When a terminally-ill art... More
Years before THE LORD OF THE RINGS catapulted him to international superstardom, Viggo Mortensen played Wes, a young husband locked in co-dependent discontent with his beautiful and needy wife.... More
Directors: Edgar G. Ulmer, Joseph Seiden, Maurice Schwartz, Michal Wasczyński, Max Nosseck, Aleksander Ford Country: Poland, U.S.
Too often segregated within an academic and cultural niche, Yiddish cinema is in fact a varied and vibrant genre ripe for reappraisal. Whether shot in the fields of Poland or makeshift studios in... More
Director: Andrzej Wajda Country: U.K., Poland, Germany
Henryk Goldszmit had become a Polish icon in the 1930s through his writings, teachings, and radio programs for children. When the kids from his Warsaw orphanage were to be deported to the gas chamber... More
Inspired by Pieter Bruegel's "The Way to Calvary," visionary director Lech Majewski creates a brilliantly complex and fascinating multi-layered dreamscape that melds art, history, and religion with... More
In this "absolutely singular autobiographical film opera" (Time Out), Majewski presents a stunning, intimate, and ultimately magical work. Accompanied by the Polish National Symphony Orchestra and th... More
Director: Andrzej Wajda Country: Yugoslavia, Poland
In what might be termed Russo-Shakespearean noir, a ruthless woman's adulterous affair with a drifter sets in motion a chain-reaction of murder and deception in a remote village in 19th Century... More
Director: Mark Hall Country: Australia, Japan, Poland, U.S.
Blue Fin Tuna is a valuable commodity that faces potential extinction due to the explosion in the popularity of sushi worldwide. Once a Japanese delicacy, today the consumption of sushi represents a... More
Golden Lion (Best Film) winner at the 1984 Venice Film Festival, this quietly brilliant gem is set in Poland during the aftermath of WWII. A tragic love affair develops between an American sergeant... More