5-DISC SPECIAL EDITION CONTENTS
HD restorations of the five features
The short films Astronauts (1959), The Concert (1962), Grandmother’s Encyclopaedia (1963), Renaissance (1963), Angels’ Games (1964), Joachim’s Dictionary (1965), Rosalie (1966), Gavotte (1967), Diptych (1967), The Phonograph (1969), The Greatest Love of All Time (1978) and Scherzo Infernal (1984)
Introduction by artist and Turner Prize nominee Craigie Horsfield
Introduction by Schalcken the Painter director Leslie Megahey
Introduction by Borowczyk expert Daniel Bird
An introduction by film critic Peter Bradshaw
Camera Obscura The Walerian Borowczyk Collection (Blu-ray) Arrow Ltd
This ground-breaking collection brings together Walerian Borowczyk’s key films from a twenty-five-year period stretching from 1959 through to 1984. This unique release includes five of Borowczyk’s provocative feature films: Theatre de Monsieur et Madame Kabal, Goto, l’ile d’amour, Blanche, Contes Immoraux and La Bête as well as his ground-breaking short films from this period, in digital high definition restorations approved by the director’s widow, Ligia Branice.
In addition to exclusive documentaries featuring cast and crew, an hour long portrait of Borowczyk is included, featuring the director’s musings on painting, animation and sex. Arrow Academy’s Walerian Borowczyk Collection is a vital addition to the collection of anyone interested in either world cinema, animation or experimental film.
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