The Story of Sin
PL, 1975, 35mm, VOST FR & NL OND, 129'
Following his burst onto the scene of the French arthouse cinema, the director returned to his native Poland to shoot a film in the tradition of the naturalistic novel. Mood and outline are decidedly dismal, its point of departure the struggle of a woman left to fend for herself in the early 20th century.
Introduced by Borowczyk expert Daniel Bird