By Ewa Mazierska
Jerzy Skolimowski is among the most unusual Polish administrators and one in all just a handful who has won real reputation out of the country. this can be the 1st monograph, written in English, to be dedicated to his cinema. It covers Skolimowski's occupation from his early successes in Poland, equivalent to identity Marks: None and Barrier, via his émigré motion pictures, Deep finish, Moonlighting and The Lightship, to his go back to Poland the place, in 2008, he made the across the world acclaimed 4 Nights with Anna.
Ewa Mazierska addresses the most positive factors of Skolimowski's movies, equivalent to their affinity to autobiographism and surrealism, whereas discussing their characters, narratives, visible type, soundtracks, and the makes use of of literature. She attracts on a variety of cinematic and literary texts, situating Skolimowski's paintings in the context of Polish and global cinema, and drawing parallels among his paintings and that of 2 administrators, with whom he has a tendency to be in comparison, Roman Polański and Jean-Luc Godard.
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