Film Programs
Martin Scorsese Presents: Masterpieces of Polish Cinema
Salto (Jump)

April 20 at 4:30
East Building Auditorium

Anxious passenger Zbigniew Cybulski bolts from a moving train, momentarily staggers, but reaches a small village where he poses as a former resident, now on the run from pursuers. His enigmatic presence there weaves a hypnotic spell. Novelist director Konwicki’s graceful black-and-white imagery, bold mise-en-scène, and haunting musical score create a kind of surrealistic poetry. One of the true artistic revelations of the series, Salto “once again unites the Magician and the Mad in one person” — Yvette Biro. (Tadeusz Konwicki, 1965, DCP, subtitles, 105 minutes)

courtesy Milestone Film and Video

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