The film by veteran filmmaker Jerzy Skolimowski tells the story of a donkey, who, wandering around the world, suffers cruelty at the hands of man. Passed from hand to hand, the animal meets both good and bad people in a series of adventures that explore a vision of modern Europe through his eyes.
The collection of nearly 4,000 films includes 160 feature films, 71 documentaries, 474 animated films, and 10 feature length animations.
VIDEO: Entitled ‘EXIT’, the film which has eight possible endings allows viewers to interact with the narrative, influence the events that unfold as well as the fate of the main character played by Herbert Młynarczyk who is being pursued by an ominous skulled creature with antlers.
In this episode of The Debrief, we find out more about a Polish film dating from the 1930s which has just been unearthed at the German Bundesarchiv in Berlin.
When it comes to historical tents, Michał Siedlecki is the man the film industry turns to first. And now, with a string of blockbuster productions including upcoming viking movie ‘The Northman’, starring Nicole Kidman, William Defoe and Queen’s Gambit star Anya Taylor-Joy behind him, the 37-year-old is already starting work on four other major movies.
The multi-award winning Italian actress is set to appear in Jerzy Skolimowski’s 'Baltazar,' a contemporary interpretation of the 1966 cult film 'Au Hasard, Balthazar' directed by Robert Bresson.
Set against the region’s dramatic 20th century history, the film, “Charlatan”, which will represent the Czech Republic at the 93rd Academy Awards in April 2021, is based on the true story of Czech healer Jan Mikolášek, who lived from 1887 to 1973.
In this edition of The Debrief, we take a look at the Atlantic cinema which opened its doors to the public in 1930.
It survived the Second World War and communism, but will it survive the next few years?
In 2015, the arthouse Kino Pionier 1907, which describes itself as an “ambitious cinema for people who see film as more than just entertainment”, was officially recognised as the oldest cinema in the world, with a certificate from Guinness World Records.