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Story of Sin (Dual Format Edition) Story of Sin (Dual Format Edition)

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Walerian Borowczyk co-writes and directs this tragic romantic drama based on the novel 'Dzieje Grzechu' by acclaimed Polish writer Stefan Zeromski.

Eva (Grazyna Dlugolecka) is a beautiful young Polish girl whose passionate affair with a married man leads to betrayal, infanticide and prostitution.

Following her lover across Europe to Rome, where he has gone with the stated intention of divorcing his wife, Eva falls prey to the schemes and traps of the various wicked and abusive men she encounters along the way, with ultimately tragic consequences.

Walerian Borowczyk co-writes and directs this tragic romantic drama based on the novel 'Dzieje Grzechu' by acclaimed Polish writer Stefan Zeromski.

Eva (Grazyna Dlugolecka) is a beautiful young Polish girl whose passionate affair with a married man leads to betrayal, infanticide and prostitution.

Following her lover across Europe to Rome, where he has gone with the stated intention of divorcing his wife, Eva falls prey to the schemes and traps of the various wicked and abusive men she encounters along the way, with ultimately tragic consequences.

Extras

  • 2K restoration from the original film negative
  • High Definition Blu-ray (1080p) and Standard Definition DVD presentations
  • New subtitle translation
  • Audio Commentary by Samm Deighan and Kat Ellinger
  • New 2K restorations from the original negatives of Borowczyk’s ground-breaking Polish shorts: Once Upon a Time (co-directed by Jan Lenica), Dom (co-directed by Lenica) and The School, with optional audio commentaries by art historian Szymon Bojko (Once Upon a Time), composer Wlodzimierz Kotonsk (Dom) and Daniel Bird (The School)
  • New introduction by poster designer Andrzej Klimowski
  • The First Sinner, a new interview with Story of Sin lead actor Grazyna Dlugolecka
  • The Music Box, film critic and documentarian David Thompson on the use of classic music in Borowczyk’s films
  • Stories of Sin, a video essay by Daniel Bird (co-founder Friends of Walerian Borowczyk) concerning the director’s obsessions
  • Miscellaneous, a video essay on Borowczyk and Lenica’s contributions to newsreels and documentaries on art history
  • Street Art, a short news reel documentary about poster art co-written by Borowczyk
  • Tools of the Trade, an interview with Juliusz Zamecznik, son of photographer and graphic artist Wojciech Zamecznik
  • Poster Girl, an interview with poster artist, illustrator and print maker Teresa Byszewska, who appears (briefly) in Dom
  • Reversible sleeve featuring original and newly commissioned artwork by Andrzej Klimowski

Additional Info

Additional Info

SKU 5027035016047
Catalogue Number FCD1436
Product contents 1 disc
Year 1975
Director Walerian Borowczyk
Format DVD, Blu-Ray
Publisher(s) Arrow Academy
Countries Poland
Aspect ratio 1.66:1
Sound Mono
Subtitles English
Language(s) Polish
Running time 130 min
DVD region 2
Blu-ray region B
Certificate 12A

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