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Rangel Vulchanov – Slantzeto i syankata AKA Sun and shadow (1962)

The first love between two very different characters is the prism through which we are shown the point of view of the film-makers who denounce war and plead for simple human happiness. Read More »

Andrzej Domalik – Zygfryd (1986)

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Set in 1936 in Poland. Zygfryd, a handsome, orphaned young circus acrobat with an introspective temperament, is under the protection of circus owner, Waldo, and his wife. A rich intellectual recluse, patron of the arts (and of young artists) stumbles into Zygfryd’s heart- stopping act and offers him his friendship. He also opens up his cultural horizons and teaches him to consciously reflect on life. It all ends in tragedy, when the boy finds that the circus life is no longer enough and falls during his act. Written by Polish Cinema Database Read More »