Tributes - Retrospectives - Cinema on cinema
| 127 minutes | 2013
A jubilant backlash to the obscurantism inflicted by Communist diktat of the 1980s. A biopic tribute to the leader of the Gdansk shipyard workers’ uprising, violently suppressed by the Communist regime. The Polish director delivers a stirring, nuanced tale that interweaves historical fact with the private persona of the charismatic Walesa. A lesson in the determination of an emblematic figure fighting for justice, the feature film also benefits from its director’s masterful integration of authentic details.Presented by the FONDATION LILIANA KOMOROWSKA POUR LES ARTS and the EMBASSY OF THE REPUBLIC OF POLAND IN OTTAWA
Wajda looks back on the Katyn massacre perpetrated by the Russian army in 1940 — an event that saw the murder of his father, an infantry captain. Through...
POLAND | 127 minutes | 2007
Yakuza, Triads and maggoty GIs in a world of bloody revenge and impressionistic violence. A classic, just-restored cool-detective flick. An irreverent...
JAPAN | 127 minutes | 1963
An infernal duel between two hit men bent on annihilating each other. Delirious destruction and an ecstatically twisted storyline for an inimi- table high...
JAPAN | 127 minutes | 1967
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