Hourglass Sanatorium (Blu-ray)
Józef visits his dying father at a remote mental institutions, where time itself doesn’t seem to exist, and the line between dreams and memories become indistinguishable. Adapted from a selection of short stories from Polish-jewish writer Bruno Schultz, Wojciech J. Has’s masterpiece of surrealist Polish cinema is a phantasmagoric look at the collective trauma of the Holocaust. - Introduction Notes on The Hourglass Sanatorium by Annette Insdorf, Film Professor at Columbia University, and author of books including "Intimations: The Cinema of Wojciech Has." - Post Screening Notes on The Hourglass Sanatorium by Annette Insdorf. - Discussion on The Hourgalss Sanatorium with Sebastian Smoliński, Film Critic. - Written Essay by Samm Deighan, writer. - Written Essay by Annette Insdorf.