Love Express. The Disappearance of Wallerian Borowczyk (8/21-9/4)
48 hour rental period following payment.
How does a filmmaker go from creating cutting-edge work and competing in Cannes to being labelled a failed erotic filmmaker?
The Apohadion Theater and SPACE are pleased to co-present Love Express. The Disappearance of Wallerian Borowczyk as part of an ongoing series of virtual film screenings in 2020. All proceeds from this series will go to support The Apohadion Theater during its COVID-19 closure.
A documentary celebrating the work of Walerian Borowczyk, a director of unparalleled sensitivity, revered in the 1970s, who was later labeled as a maker of erotic movies. Love Express. The Disappearance of Walerian Borowczyk features interviews with his closest collaborators, filmmakers, and leading intellectuals who put his work into perspective, including Terry Gilliam, Bertrand Bonello, Neil Jordan, Andrzej Wajda, Patrice Leconte, Slavoj Žižek. It offers a rare insight into Walerian Borowczyk’s professional philosophy and artistic achievements and poses questions about artistic freedom. The documentary is directed by Kuba Mikurda who co-wrote the script with Marcin Kubawski. It is a co-production of HBO Europe, CoLab Pictures, Adam Mickiewicz Institute, Maagiline Masin, and Otter Films co-funded by the Polish Film Institute and the Estonian Film Institute (Eesti Filmi Instituut).
Dir. Kuba Mikurda | 2020 | 74 minutes