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Title Przypadek / Studio Filmowe TOR ; Film Polski ; scenariusz i reżyseria, Krzysztof Kieślowski.

Publication Info. [New York, N.Y.] : The Criterion Collection, [2015]


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library DVD    BLI    DUE 09-24-20
Edition DVD special edition.
Description 1 videodisc (123 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 fold-out insert.
two-dimensional moving image tdi rdacontent
video v rdamedia
videodisc vd rdacarrier
Physical Medium DVD video 4 3/4 in. rda
Description digital optical stereo Dolby Digital 2.0 rda
widescreen (1.66:1) rda
NTSC rda
video file DVD video region 1 rda
Motion pictures lcgft
Series Criterion collection ; 772
Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs) ; 772.
System Details DVD, NTSC, region 1; widescreen (1.66:1 aspect ratio) presentation; Dolby Digital stereo.
Language In Polish with optional subtitles in English.
Cast Bogusław Linda, Tadeusz Łomnicki, Zbigniew Zapasiewicz, Bogusława Pawelec, Marzena Trybała, Jacek Borkowski, Jacek Sas-Uchrynowski, Adam Ferency, Irena Byrska, Monika Goździk, Zygmunt Hübner, Jerzy Stuhr, Kazimiera Nogajówna, Stefania Iwińska, Bogdan Niewinowski, Piotr Skarga, Piotr Loretz, Jacek Kaczmarski, Maciej Maciejewski, Kazimierz Jaworksi, Mirosław Siedler.
Credits Producer, Jacek Szeligowski ; director of photography, Krzysztof Pakulski ; music, Wojciech Kilar ; production designer, Rafał Waltenberger ; editor, Elżbieta Kurkowska ; costume design, Agnieszka Domaniecka ; guest singer, Jacek Kaczmarski.
Note Originally produced as a motion picture in 1981.
"This is the 1981 version of the film with censored fragments restored" --Opening screens, English subtitle.
Audience MPAA rating: Not rated.
Note New, restored 4k digital transfer of the original uncensored film, approved by cinematographer Krzysztof Pakulski.
Summary A compelling drama about the difficulty of reconciling political ideals with personal happiness. This unforgettable film follows Witek, a medical student with an uncertain future in Communist Poland; the movie dramatizes Witek's journey as a series of different possibilities, suggesting that chance rules our lives as much as choice. First suppressed and then censored by the Polish government.
Note Special features: "Blind chance" unshelved (interview with Polish film critic Tadeusz Sobolewski discussing the film); Agnieszka Holland (interview with filmmaker Agnieszka Holland from 2003 discussing the film); Censored (nine sections from the film originally censored in Poland). Insert includes an essay by film critic Dennis Lim and a 1993 interview about the film with director Krzysztof Kieślowski.
Subject Medical students -- Poland -- Drama.
Poland -- Politics and government -- Drama.
Happiness -- Drama.
Voyeurism -- Drama.
Infatuation -- Drama.
Genre/Form Fiction films.
Feature films.
Political films.
Added Author Kieślowski, Krzysztof, 1941-1996, film director, screenwriter.
Szeligowski, Jacek, film producer.
Linda, Bogusław, actor.
Łomnicki, Tadeusz, 1927-1992, actor.
Zapasiewicz, Zbigniew, 1934-2009, actor.
Pawelec, Bogusława, 1954- actor.
Trybala, Marzena, 1950- actor.
Ferency, Adam, 1951- actor.
Byrska, Irena, actor.
Goździk, Monika, actor.
Hübner, Zygmunt, actor.
Stuhr, Jerzy, actor.
Iwińska, Stefania, 1928-1988, actor.
Pakulski, Krzysztof, director of photography.
Kilar, Wojciech, composer (expression)
Waltenberger, Rafal, production designer.
Kurkowska, Ėlżbieta., editor of moving image work.
Domaniecka, Agnieszka, costume designer.
Kaczmarski, Jacek, actor, singer.
Sobolewski, Tadeusz, 1947- interviewee (expression)
Holland, Agnieszka, 1948- interviewee (expression)
Lim, Dennis, 1973- writer of supplementary textual content.
Zespół Filmowy TOR, production company.
Film Polski, production company.
Criterion Collection (Firm), film distributor.
Note Container title: Blind chance
ISBN 1681430487
Standard No. 715515156615
Music No. CC2530D The Criterion Collection

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