April 28, 2020

Episode 465: The Hourglass Sanatorium (1973)

Guest Co-Hosts: Jonathan Owen, Spencer Parsons

We wrap up Polish Month on the Projection Booth with a look at Wojciech Has's The Hourglass Sanatorium. Based on a 1937 book from , the 1973 film stars Jan Nowiki as Josef, a man who travels to the titular sanatorium to see his father who is somewhere between life and death. Things only get stranger from there.

Jonathan Owen and Spencer Parsons join Mike to discuss this unusual film.

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Links:
Buy The Hourglass Sanatorium on Blu-Ray
Buy Sanatorium under the Sign of the Hourglass by Bruno Schulz

Music:
"Galgalim" - Cracow Klezmer Band

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