Please note this is a region 2 DVD and will require a region 2 or region free DVD player in order to play.
From legendary Polish master-director Wojciech Has The Hourglass Sanatorium is a cinematic adaptation of renowned writer Bruno Schulz' Sanatorium Under The Sign Of The Hourglass. This magnificent newly restored edition is one of the first Polish films to be restored in HD, by the outstanding Polish cinematographer Witold Sobocinski, giving it amazing depth of field and excellent definition.
Set in the pre-World War II era, the film sees Joseph (Jan Nowicki) travelling on a strange, dilapidated train to see his dying father (Tadeusz Kondrat) in a sanatorium. Upon arrival though, he finds a hospital crumbling into ruin, where time is slowed down in order to maintain his father's life signs.
- Actors Jan Nowicki, Tadeusz Kondrat, Irena Orska, Halina Kowalska, Gustaw Holoubek, Mieczyslaw Voit, Bozena Adamek, Ludwik Benoit, Henryk Boukolowski, Seweryn Dalecki, Julian Jabczynski, Jerzy Przybylski, Wiktor Sadecki & Janina Sokolowska
- Director Wojciech Has
- Certificate 15 years and over
- Year 1973
- Languages Polish
- Subtitles English
- Duration 1 hour and 59 minutes (approx)
Why Buy From Us?
Free Insured Delivery.
Free insured delivery on all orders over $50 is available to all of our customers, new or old.
Your order is also insured so that if anything goes wrong with the delivery, we can replace it for you quickly and at no additional cost.
Safe, secure checkout and hassle-free returns.
Not only do we allow payments via debit and credit cards processed by SagePay, we also take payments via PayPal so you can use your PayPal balance when you want to pay.
Excellent Customer Support.
Customer service is our main focus and this is apparent in how loyal our customers are. A dedicated team of staff are ready should you need to contact them for any reason at all. Check out our Help Centre or try the Live Chat to get in touch.