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Józef visits his dying father at a remote mental institutions, where time itself doesn’t seem to exist, and the line between dreams and memories become indistinguishable.
Adapted from a selection of short stories from Polish-jewish writer Bruno Schultz, Wojciech J. Has’s masterpiece of surrealist Polish cinema is a phantasmagoric look at the collective trauma of the Holocaust.
directed by: Wojciech Has
starring: Jan Nowicki, Tadeusz Kondrat, Irena Orska, Halina Kowalska, Gustaw Holoubek
1973 / 124 min / 1.85:1 / Polish DTS-HD MA 2.0
- Region A Blu-ray
- Introduction Notes on The Hourglass Sanatorium by Annette Insdorf, Film Professor at Columbia University, and author of books including "Intimations: The Cinema of Wojciech Has"
- Post Screening Notes on The Hourglass Sanatorium by Annette Insdorf
- Discussion on The Hourgalss Sanatorium with Sebastian Smoliński, Film Critic
- Written Essay by Samm Deighan, writer
- Written Essay by Annette Insdorf
- English subtitles