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Kinoteka 2015: ‘To Kill This Love’ (Morgenstern, 1972) reviewed by Colin Swatridge

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To Kill This Love was made in 1972 by Janusz Morgenstern. Janusz Głowaska, who wrote the script, sought to show ‘very different kinds of love – beautiful, funny, pathetic, resigned’. The first of these loves, perhaps the ‘funny’ one, is between a warehouse janitor and a stray dog. Shots of the man enticing the dog…

Colin Swatridge | April 19, 2015
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GODS (BOGOWIE), dir. Łukasz Palkowski, reviewed by Colin Swatridge

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‘This film, brilliantly done, can ONLY be understood by the Polish people.’ This comment was posted by a proud Pole in response to Leslie Felperin’s Guardian review of Bogowie, published on 23 October 2014. I am not a Pole, and have no Polish, but I saw the film the week before in south-east Poland, in…

Colin Swatridge | November 19, 2014