Seven is a complicated number, because its nature is internally torn. It brings good luck, but on the other hand – it’s also a number of years of misery after breaking a mirror and of the main sins in...
This small town would be better defined as not-city because its structure seems to be built on the principle of negation. It reminds architectural plan, which - according to the logic of the absurd – was settled by people....
Peter Greenaway is a director and a visual artist. His cinema is composed of movies created by an unconventional painter, who – paradoxically – is not freed from the power of words. What is more, he incorporated experimental techniques...
Madness doesn’t have to be a disease. It can be a form of protection from ugliness and loneliness of the world. One can decide to be insane to negate the evil around and bad intentions of the others. Insanity...
‘Forrest Gump’ is not a very realistic story, but no one said unrealistic things could not refer to the reality. The protagonist seems to be made of impossible, miraculous matter – he is an embodiment of love and goodness....
Death can happen only once in a lifetime. In the theatre, you can die infinitely many times. But what happens when you blur the line between reality and fiction? How many parallel stories you can create? One of Polish...
‘Psycho’ is built on the principle of conflicted duality. The main tension is situated between life and death.  The whole story is infected with the permanent presence of death.  Sick, marked by stigma of inanity psyche of Norman (Anthony...
Melvin (unbelievably amazing Jack Nicholson) is an author of bestsellers who lives alone in his huge, perfectly clean apartment. He avoids any contacts with people and the neighbours hate him, which is pretty understandable, because he would say anything...
“Phantom Thread”, directed by Paul Thomas Anderson, begins like a classic costume drama – we move back to 50’s. Reynolds Woodcock (amazing Daniel Day-Lewis) is a famous tailor, who – with a help of his sister Cyril (great Lesley...
Is a court a theatre? Is a trial theatrical? It seems to be a reality show on the stage: costumes, roles, audience, emotions. The protagonist (the accused) stays in the centre of the action – he/she is like an...

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