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The Hour-Glass Sanatorium (Sanatorium pod klepsydra)

Rating:No Rating
Genre:Drama, SciFi/Fantasy
Release Date:January 1, 1973
Running time:124 minutes
Cast:Jan Nowicki, Tadeusz Kondrat, Irena Orska, Halina Kowalska, Gustaw Holoubek
Director:Wojciech Has
Writer:Wojciech Has, Bruno Schulz

Description: In the period before World War II, Joseph (Jan Nowicki) is on his way to visit his father in a sanatorium. As he travels by train, his reminiscences and fantasies blend together and become a revelatory window into the mind and psyche of a somewhat mystical young Jew. Among the images that are brought to the screen are the ghettos, black colonial mercenary soldiers, and memories of Jacob's mother and father in better times.~ Clarke Fountain, All Movie Guide

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