A retrospective of seven of Andrzej Żuławski's films, including Polish and French productions, is coming to two major Brazilian cities. The career-spanning selection will open with the director's first feature film, The Third Part of the Night, and close with his last work, Cosmos.
They bring evil and death, but also freedom. They haunt 17th-century monasteries, astronauts and expectant mothers in Manhattan, yet also teach some the truth about themselves. Culture.pl brings you some of the most interesting devils of Polish cinema.
By adapting Witold Gombrowicz’s Cosmos Andrzej Żuławski proved his position as the most courageous and uncompromising Polish film director. A humourous and perverse film serves as a great conclusion of the director’s film career.
Polish filmmaker and artist Andrzej Żuławski passed away at the age of 75 on February 17th 2016. The Polish film director, who has also written screenplays, essays and novels, was internationally renowned as an uncompromising visionary.
On 19th February2016 Film Society of Lincoln Center will host the American premiere of Andrzej Żuławski’s Cosmos. The premiere is a part of Spotlight on Andrzej Żuławski, an initiative of Film Society of Lincoln Center and Polish Cultural Institute New York, with additional support from Polish Film Institute.
Andrzej Żuławski's new feature film, based on a novel by Witold Gombrowicz, is a French-Portuguese co-production, starring Jean Francois Balmer, Sabine Azema, Victoria Guerra, a także Ricardo Pereira and Antonio Simao.
Andrzej Żuławski’s feature debut, made in 1971. When it premiered, it was accused of kitsch and compared to Mniszkówna’s prose, but from today’s perspective it seems one of the most innovative films of its time.
Andrzej Żuławski has been awarded the best director prize at the 68th edition of the Locarno International Film Festival. Awards were also bestowed upon Wojciech Staroń for the documentary Brothers, and Karolina Bielawska for Call Me Marianna.
If you like to get scared you’ve got the right country. Classic Polish-directed horrors as shown, for instance, by Rosemary’s Baby will send shivers down your spine and leave you wanting more. Below you can find Culture.pl’s selection of 8 such movies, which have the potential to creep you out.
The art house movies of one of the most radical visionaries of world cinema provoke a certain kind of awareness, nervousness, open-eyed-ness. Addressing love, madness and troubled relationships, the actors in his movies have played out the most intensely high-pitched emotions in cinema history
From A Whisper to a Scream: Discovering Andrzej Żuławski at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts is a retrospective of the works of the art house director featuring five films remastered as brand-new 35mm prints: The Shaman, Possession, The Third Part of the Night, The Devil and On The Silver Globe.
Żuławski's sexually-charged psychological thriller/horror film, cut by nearly 45 minutes when originally released in North America, is playing the first U.S. theatrical engagement of the complete director's cut...