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This edition: The Constant Factor

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Episode Details

(1980/Poland, 92 min., color, drama) Dir.: Krzysztof Zanussi. Cast: Tadeusz Bradecki, Zofia Mrozowska, Malgorzata Zajaczkowska, Cezary Morawski.

A young man obsessed with his father’s death while climbing the Himalayas learns his mother dying of cancer and is then framed on a charge of corruption at his job. In Polish with English subtitles.

Note: Audio of the discussion with Professor Insdorf is available online.

Guest List

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

Annette Insdorf Director of Undergraduate Film Studies, Columbia University