Tag Archives: 1980s
Dong dong de jiàqi / A Summer at Grandpa’s (1984) Hsiao-Hsien Hou, Chi-Kuang Wang, Shu-Chen Li, Hsiu-Ling Lin, Drama
Tajna starog tavana / The Secret of an Old Attic (1984) Vladimir Tadej, Mario Mirkovic, Jirí Guryca, Nina Petrovic, Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Krótki dzien pracy / Short Working Day (1981) Krzysztof Kieslowski, Tadeusz Bartosik, Zbigniew Bielski, Leon Charewicz, Drama
Based on reportage of the 1976 strike in Radom, which ended with the regional Party Committee headquarters set aflame, Kieslowski’s made-for-TV hybrid film merges archival materials with a dramatization of organized opposition during a single day of conflict.
Hamlet liikemaailmassa / Hamlet Goes Business (1987) Aki Kaurismäki, Pirkka-Pekka Petelius, Esko Salminen, Kati Outinen, Comedy, Drama, Romance
A bizarre black-and-white film noir reworking of Shakespeare’s ‘Hamlet’. After the death of his father, young Hamlet inherits a seat on the board of a company controlled by his uncle that decides to move into the rubber duck market. But Hamlet is suspicious of the circumstances surrounding his father’s death…