A hallucinatory head-swiveller of a film, which combines several of Bruno Schulz’s short fantasy works into a floridly baroque journey of a man visiting a mysterious sanatorium. He enters a world based as much on his anxieties and long-buried memories as it is on objective reality, a world crammed with exotic birds, mechanical automata resembling historical figures and haunting images of Poland’s now-vanished Jewish past.

RESTORATION GALLERY (Click to enlarge)

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