CINEMA OF CONFLICT – FOUR FILMS BY KRZYSTOF KIESLOWSKI (15) POLAND BLU-RAY / LIMITED EDITION BOX SET £63.95
This collection gathers his four earliest narrative feature films, encapsulating the years 1976–1984. The films are – The Scar, Camera Buff, Blind Chance and No End.
THE SCAR – Film about the benefits and disadvantages of a new chemical plant being built in an impoverished town.
CAMERA BUFF – A man buys cine camera to film his new baby. The camera becomes a consuming passion and it leads to unforeseen problems.
BLIND CHANCE – Young man is running to catch a train. The film them follows three imagined outcomes of this event.
NO END – Set during Marshall law in Poland, the film is part ghost story, political drama and a meditation on love..
LIMITED EDITION CONTENTS
Limited Edition collection (2000 copies)
High Definition Blu-ray (1080p) presentations of all four films
Original lossless mono audio for all films
Optional English subtitles for all films
Brand new audio commentary on Camera Buff by Annette Insdorf, author of Double Lives, Second Chances: The Cinema of Krzysztof Kieslowski
Brand new audio commentary on Blind Chance by film historian Michael Brooke
Ghost of a Chance, a brand new visual essay on No End by Adrian Martin and Cristina Alvarez Lopez
Moral and Martial Anxieties, a brand new discussion with Michael Brooke, exploring the brief and remarkable Polish film renaissance of the turn of the 1980s
Brand new introductions by scholar and critic Michal Oleszczyk to all films
Michal Oleszczyk looks through archive materials for each film
Archival interviews with filmmakers Agnieska Holland and Krzysztof Zanussi,
cinematographers Slawomir Idziak and Jacek Petrycki, actress Grazyna Szapoloska, sound designer Michal Zarnecki, critic Annette Insdorf and Kieslowski collaborator Irena Strazakowska
Three short films by Kieslowski: Talking Heads (1980), Concert of Requests (1995) and The Office (1995)
Workshop Exercises, a 1987 short film by Marcel Lonzinski
Reversible sleeves featuring original and newly commissioned artwork by Corey Brickley
Collector’s booklet featuring new writing on the films by scholars and authors Ewa
Mazierska, Marek Hatlof, Dina Iordanova and Joseph G. Kickasola, and original writing by Kieslowski
In Polish with English subtitles
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