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This edition: Family Life

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Episode Details

(1971/Poland, 106 min., color, drama) In Polish with English subtitles. Dir.: Krzysztof Zanussi. Cast: Daniel Olbrychski, Jan Kreczmar, Halina Mikolajska, Maja Komorowska, Jan Nowicki. A young engineer returns home at the behest of his family, who live in a crumbling old house, unwilling or unable to take care of themselves. When he sees how unhappy and depressed they are, he has a crisis of conscience. Discussion follows film (discussion is available online in streaming audio.)

Guest List

Prof. Jerry Carlson Professor of film studies, City College of New York

Krzysztof Zanussi Film Director