The Saragossa Manuscript

The Saragossa Manuscript
  • 1964
  • Poland
  • 3h 2min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Wojciech Has
  • Written by: Tadeusz Kwiatkowski, Jan Potocki (novel)
  • Cast: Zbigniew Cybulski, Iga Cembrzyńska, Joanna Jędryka
  • Language: Polish

Restored print of this outlandish film set in 18th century Spain where aristocrats, officers, rogues and scheming women slip between reality and the supernatural to create a dreamlike puzzle. A favourite film of Jerry Garcia, Scorsese and Coppola, all of who have been involved with the film's restoration onto this lovely 35mm print.

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Wojciech Has

4 Nov 2009

Don’t miss the final two films in this short season showcasing the films of nutty, surreal Polish filmmaker Has, for these two were his best works. Napoleonic era adventure tale The Saragossa Manuscript is a bizarre, enigmatic tale of derring do whose…

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