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Illumination (The)

Poland, Polish, 91 mins

Original Title

Iluminacja
  • Director: Krzysztof Zanussi
  • Writer: Krzysztof Zanussi

CGiii Comment

Quite possibly, the worst opening music you are likely to hear...

An unconvincing hybrid of documentary and drama...the sound effects alone will have you running for the nearest exit.

As a comment on Communism and the expectations of a life - it's dated and uninspired.

Dismally dull and fatally depressing...some even dare to call it a masterpiece!


Trailer...

Masterpieces of Polish Cinema: "The Illumination" (trailer) from Cinefamily on Vimeo.

The(ir) Blurb...

Tabloid life of a physicist; his work, his love life and his quest for the meaning beyond.

Cast & Characters

Stanislaw Latallo as Franciszek Retman;
Malgorzata Pritulak as Malgorzata;
Monika Dzienisiewicz-Olbrychska as Agnieszka;
Edward Zebrowski as Physician;
Jan Skotnicki as Chory the Mathematician;
Irena Horecka as Matka chorego;
Jadwiga Colonna-Walewska as Franciszek's Mother;
Wlodzimierz Zonn as University Dean;
Wlodzimierz Zawadzki as Assistant;
Iwo Birula-Bialynicki as Himself

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