2017 Goto, Island of Love

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Director
Walerian BOROWCZYK
Information
France|1969|DCP|B&W、Color|106min
Record
  • 1969紐約影展
  • 1969阿德雷得影展

On a mythical island that has been cut off from civilization by an earthquake, melancholic dictator Goto III rules with an iron fist. Power-hungry petty thief Grozo hatches a devious plot to win the heart of Glossia, Goto’s beautiful wife. But Grozo’s plans go terribly wrong when he finally gets his hands on Glossia and the island…

  • Director | Walerian BOROWCZYK

    Walerian Borowczyk is one of the most controversial names in the history of cinema. Inspiring the likes of novelist Angela Carter, filmmakers Terry Gilliam, the Quays brothers, and Jan Švankmajer, Borowczyk’s wild imagination and dark humor has been described as “when Kafka meets Bruñel.” Some call him a genius who crossed from painting, animation, to live-action; some call him a prurient, exploitative, obscene pornographer, like all those that sprung up with the 1970s relaxation of censorship.