Kino Kosmos in Katowice is hosting a retrospective screening of films by Wojciech Has entitled In a Cinematic Dream: The Great Departed: Wojciech Jerzy Has. The event presents his fans with the opportunity to view an early digital copy of the remastered version of the film "Rękopis znaleziony w Saragossie" / "The Saragossa Manuscript", along with a broad selection of the director's films from the 1950s through the late 1980s...
Still-frame "The Saragoss Manuscript". Pictured: Zbigniew Cybulski, fot. East News / Polfilm
Kino Kosmos in Katowice is hosting a retrospective screening of films by Wojciech Has entitled In a Cinematic Dream: The Great Departed: Wojciech Jerzy Has
The event presents Polish cinema fans with the opportunity to view an early digital copy of the remastered version of the filmThe Saragossa Manuscript.
Wojciech Jerzy Has has been called a visionary of Polish cinema. In each film created a world of his own – the fate of the characters, problems, and the plot itself were always of secondary importance. Important was the creation of a cinematic reality. His cinema, film narrative is visual. The starting point is always literature. Working with time. Has was also the author of intimate psychological films. He specialized in films about people with wounded psyche; those who could hardly find their place in life.
The films shown during the screening will be:
Pismak (Write and Fight) (1984)
The Saragossa Manuscript (1964)
Jak być kochaną (How to Be Loved) (1962)
The Hour-Glass Sanatorium (1973)
Wspólny pokój (One Room Tenants) (1959)
Pętla (Noose) (1957)
Złoto (Gold dreams) (1961)
Niezwykła podróż Baltazara Kobera (The Tribulations of Balthazar Kober) (1988).
Great Departed is a series held since February 2008. During the screenings, films by late directors are are presented. So far, films by: Ingmar Bergman, Alfred Hitchcock, Jerzy Kawalerowicz and Gustaw Holoubek.
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