Censored by the Polish authorities, this movie was re-edited and new footage added. It begins with a science fiction motif: abstract images and electronic music take the viewer from ruins ... See full summary »
This title should be known to every die-hard art-house fanatic.This is Skolimowski at his most daring/poetic/hypnotic/way-out/histrionic.This film is very visceral/vitriolic/political yet somehow bristling with gallows humour that is so typical to Polish avant-garde. Gorgeously shot in black and white makes "La Chinoise" by Godard a freaking J O K E. Worth just for that totally psychedelic intro/comment made 14 years later when the Commies finally let the film leave its casemates. Four-eyed Stalin on a big screen is a mind-blowing experience.