Shiva

Shiva Baby (2020)

In Judaism, a shiva (from the Hebrew word for ‘seven’) is a week-long period of mourning following a funeral, during which time the close family of the deceased sits together at home, and friends and relatives come to pay their respects. It is not exactly a party, and less joyous than a wake, but nonetheless,…

Sanatorium

The Hourglass Sanatorium (Sanatorium Pod Klepsydra) (1973)

The Hourglass Sanatorium first published by Film4 Synopsis: In Wojciech Has’ adaptation of Bruno Schulz’s short stories, time plays tricks and dreams come to life as a man visits his not quite dead father in an otherworldly sanatorium. Review: “Everything is muddled up, Father. One needs such patience to find the right meaning in this tangle.” So says…