Tag Archives: 1960s

Never Let Go (John Guillermin, 1960)

Obsessive desire is written on the faces of all the characters in this unpretentious British film. The teddyboy’s (Adam Faith) pugilist-ugly mouth worries itself into squishy confusion at not being quite smart enough to take the bird (Carol White), with … Continue reading

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The Saragossa Manuscript (Rękopis znaleziony w Saragossie) (Wojciech Has, 1965)

It speaks to the supernatural powers of this strange film that we are often delighted as spectators by its portents of death: a skull goblet, a gibbet, a vulture, the black robes of the Spanish Inquisition. In spite of the … Continue reading

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