Knife In The Water (1962) - DVD
  • DirectorRoman Polanski
  • writersRoman Polanski , Jerzy Skolimowski , Jakub Goldberg
  • CastLeon Niemczyk , Jolanta Umecka , Zygmunt Malanowicz
  • Film Genre Eastern European Cinema
  • CountryPoland
  • Language undetermined
  • Subtitle English
  • Year1962
  • Runtime94mins
  • Disc2
  • FormatDVD
  • RegionDVD REGION 0
  • Weight(kg)0.27kg
  • ISBN037429149324
Regular PriceHK$288

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Knife In The Water (1962) - DVD

Knife In The Water (1962)

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This simple but taut psychological thriller was the first full-length film from the great director Roman Polanski. A bickering couple pick up a hitchhiker, a good-looking young man whom they invite to go for a sail. But on the water the two men, separated by age, class, and experience, subtly and not-so-subtly jockey for status and fight for the attentions of the woman--a struggle that threatens to turn fatal. In Polanski's hands, this lean, spare movie, without any special effects or spectacular scenery, manages to lay bare the driving forces of machismo, envy, and marital spite. It's the beginning of a truly remarkable career that's ranged from the heights of Rosemary's Baby and Chinatown to the more dubious realms of Bitter Moon and The Ninth Gate. Knife in the Water is particularly significant to Polanski fans, but also a striking movie in its own right.