The strange world of Polish Film Posters: part III

SELECT 10 FROM THE GOLDEN AGE   Artist: Andrzej Pagowski “Baryton” directed by Janusz Zaorski Artist: Michal Piekarski “Betty Blue; Betty” directed by Jean-Jacques Beineix Artist: Laudis, A “Cerna puncocha” directed by Otokar Fuka Artist: Wlodzimierz Terechowicz “Byla cisza” directed by Philip Gröning Artist: Wieslaw Walkuski “Vigil” directed by Vincent Ward Artist: Jakub Erol “Life … Continue reading The strange world of Polish Film Posters: part III

The strange world of Polish Film Posters: part II

SELECT 10 FROM THE GOLDEN AGE   Artist: Jan Lenica “Knife in the Water” directed by Roman Polanski Artist: Waldemar Swierzy “The Changeling” directed by Peter Medak Artist: Franciszek Starowieyski “Mademoiselle” directed by Tony Richardson Artist: Jakub Erol “Christine” directed by John Carpenter Artist: Jakub Erol “Amadeus” directed by Milos Forman Artist: Eugeniusz Skorwider “The … Continue reading The strange world of Polish Film Posters: part II

Dario Argento poster gallery

Italy’s horror master, Dario Argento’s cinematic offerings abound in a dark and baroque universe, exaggerated with a ravishing visual vitality that bodes well for the poster images attached to his films. Argento has made a tremendous career following the giallo form, or murder mystery format, beautifully adapting the structure into a universe of phantasmagorical narratives … Continue reading Dario Argento poster gallery

The strange world of Polish Film Posters: part I

Since my recent obsession with film posters, I felt I had to start a thread on the strange and wonderful world of Polish film posters. Unlike many classic poster designs from the 50’s to around mid 80’s, the ‘Polish School’ artists produced highly artistic and conceptual masterpieces during an age of strong censorship. Rather than … Continue reading The strange world of Polish Film Posters: part I