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Fever Unclassified 18+
Goraczka

Released in 1981 and immediately banned by the communist government, Agnieszka Holland’s striking film about anarchists and a bomb is a powerful exploration of revolutionary ideals. 

Based on Andrzej Strug’s 1910 novel The Story of a Bullet, Holland’s film is ostensibly a biography of a bomb and the young militants opposing Poland’s Tsarist regime who come in contact with it. Set in 1905, it follows a collective of characters bound by the passing between them of a bomb intended for the Tsarist governor general. Among these are Leon, an unofficial leader, and Kama (Barbara Grabowska, in her Berlinale Best Actress winning role), whose suffering points to the danger of blind devotion to ideology of all kinds.

Released in the midst of the anti-communist strikes that led to Poland’s Solidarity Movement, Holland’s film is a vital document against oppression, as brutally significant now as it was before the collapse of communism across Eastern Europe.

“A unique film in Holland’s oeuvre.” – Senses of Cinema

Tickets

3471
Sat 10 Aug 1:30 pm [3471]
Fever (116 mins)
Kino 1 Assisted ListeningWheelchair Access100% Subtitles
Past event
This session is bookable on a pass

To book a wheelchair space or to advise of other access requirements, please contact Box Office on (03) 8660 4898 or email boxoffice@miff.com.au
Key Cast
Barbara Grabowska, Boguslaw Linda
Director
Agnieszka Holland
Screenwriters
Andrzej Strug, Krzysztof Teodor Toeplitz
Company Credit
World Sales: Studio Filmowe Kadr

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