Camouflage

Camouflage

dir.

Krzysztof Zanussi

1976, 1 h 36 min

“Everybody conforms just like, well, you and me”, says Docent Jakub Szelestowski to his younger assistant Jarek Kruszyński at linguistic camp. Jarek is an idealist who soon discovers not only how corrupted and pretentious the intellectual community is but also that he himself is not free of hypocrisy. The flagship film of the Cinema of Moral Anxiety, with an outstanding performance by Zbigniew Zapasiewicz as modern Mephistopheles. Though set in the Polish People’s Republic, the film has proven universal. 

Delected awards

PFFF in Gdansk 1977: Grand Prix Gdansk Golden Lions; award for a screenplay (Krzysztof Zanussi); award for an actor in a leading role (Zbigniew Zapasiewicz)

Tehran IFF 1977: Golden Ibex for Directing (Krzysztof Zanussi)

Rotterdam IFF 1978: Journalists Award

written by Krzysztof Zanussi
director of photography Edward Kłosiński
music Wojciech Kilar

production design Tadeusz Wybult 
costume design Anna Biedrzycka
make-up Maria Papińska
sound Wiesława Dembińska
edited by Urszula Śliwińska
cast Piotr Garlicki, Zbigniew Zapasiewicz, Christine Paul, Mariusz Dmochowski, Wojciech Alaborski
production Zespół Filmowy Tor
production manager Tadeusz Drewno

Legend
Main Competition
Konkurs Inne Spojrzenie
Short Film Competition
Sekcje pozakonkursowe

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