Tag Archives: Jerzy Skolimowski

Walkower / Walkover (1965) Jerzy Skolimowski, Aleksandra Zawieruszanka, Krzysztof Chamiec, Drama, Sport

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Jerzy Skolimowski’s second feature (and first full-length narrative) cemented his status as a one-man Polish New Wave, with the rhythms of his films influenced as much by jazz and (his own) poetry as by more conventional storytelling. Skolimowski himself plays a dropout-turned-amateur boxer who’s distracted from his bouts when Teresa (Aleksandra Zawieruszanka), an old university friend, re-enters his life.
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Deep End (1971) Jerzy Skolimowski, Jane Asher, John Moulder-Brown, Karl Michael Vogler, Comedy, Drama, Romance

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John Moulder-Brown plays a teen-aged London bathhouse attendant who forms a business alliance with female attendant Jane Asher. The object is to obtain better tips from their clients, but soon the impressionable Moulder-Brown falls in love with the older Asher. Brushed off by the girl in favor of a handsome swimming instructor, Moulder-Brown makes several halfhearted attempts at revenge. When the boy and girl finally do get together sexually, the event is motivated by lust and has tragic results…
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The Lightship (1985) Jerzy Skolimowski, Robert Duvall, Klaus Maria Brandauer, Tim Phillips, Drama

The Lightship (1985)
Just when US Coast Guard captain Miller takes his teenage son Alex to his lightship off the coast of Virginia, Calvin Caspary and two criminal accomplices, on the run for the police, decide to hijack it. What the crazy trio didn’t count on is that this small crew doesn’t just keep taking it lying low, they will put up a fight. Alex hides dad’s gun and wrestles his his war past and courage.
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