Film

Cycle of Polish films in Liege

ULg Complexe Opéra | Liège
15/03/18 - 22/03/18
Image : "Amator" de Krzysztof Kieślowski Image : "Amator" de Krzysztof Kieślowski


The Ciné-club Nickelodéon, an initiative kick-started by the Liege Students’ Society, is presenting a cycle devoted to Polish cinema! On 15, 20 and 22 March, a Polish film will be screened. The screenings will be preceded by a presentation by the students. Here is the programme, in chronological order: 


PRACTICAL INFORMATION 
>>> Complexe ULg Opéra, Place de la République française 41, 4000 Liège – see map 
>>> 15, 20 and 22 March 2018 - 20:00
>>> 4|3


Thursday 15 March - Europa, Europa
(Agnieszka Holland, PL-FR-DE, 1990, Original version with FR subtitles, 113')
When Kristallnacht breaks out across Germany in 1938, the shop belonging to the father of Sally Perel, a young Jewish man, is pillaged by the nazis and his sister is murdered. The family flees to Poland. When the Germans invade the country, Sally and her older brother once again flee to the east, heading this time for the USSR. Separated by accident, Sally ends up in an orphanage. It is there that he allows himself to be won over by the communist ideology and becomes a member of the Komsomols, Soviet pioneers. When the Germans break the German-Soviet pact two years later, Sally finds himself on the move again. Captured, Sally passes himself off as an Aryan and, under the name of Joseph Peters, is recruited against his will into the Hitler Youth.

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Tuesday 20 March – The Hourglass Sanatorium (Sanatorium pod klepsydrą)
(Wojciech Has, PL, 1973, Original version with FR subtitles, 124')
Joseph is visiting his father, who is being treated in a sanatorium. He discovers a seedy establishment where he encounters strange characters and where time appears to have stood still.
The film is an adaptation of the novel by Bruno Schulz

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Thursday 22 March - L'Amateur
(Krzysztof Kieślowski, PL, 1979, Original version with FR subtitles, 117')
The life of Filip Dlugosz is turned on its head the day he acquires a camera. A quiet, contented family man, his new passion will open doors into a world which he enters with a sense of curiosity and creativity, armed with his third eye. But, like every true artist, he will pay dearly for this desire to live a life of intensity. 

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