For a better experience on MUBI, update your browser.
3.7
15 Ratings

Adrift

Touha zvaná Anada

Directed by Ján Kadár, Elmar Klos
Czechoslovakia, 1970
Drama

Synopsis

A fisherman saves Anada, a woman adrift, from drowning. He takes her to his home, and protects her. Eventually, she occupies a larger place than was to be expected. He commits adultery with her, but his own wife seems to be in love with the strange young woman.

This film is not currently playing on MUBI but 30 other great films are. See what's now showing
Adrift Directed by Ján Kadár, Elmar Klos

What are people saying?

  • Wee Hunk's rating of the film Adrift

    It's similar to a sex comedy, except that there's no comedy. Only Europeans can get away with that much sex and nudity and it can still be an art film. It's also a bit surreal. Not bad acting for a Playboy bunny, which also accounts for the nakedness.

  • rulesofachia's rating of the film Adrift

    Still wrapping my head around it but it was quite interesting. It's an allegorical drama that tells a mythological tale of sorts. A bit meandering but some sublime imagery. Especially the seasonal rituals and the white dresses. Not sure why some ppl are exaggerating the amount of nudity, there really isn't that much.

  • Jugu Abraham's rating of the film Adrift

    Adrift is the third film of a rarely discussed but important trilogy of director Jan Kadar that includes The Shop on the Main Street and The Angel Levine . In all the three films, the male central character is the pivot of the story and a major female figure dies as a result of the male character’s actions. My detailed review is at moviessansfrontiers.blogspot.in/2017/10/212-czech-directors-jan-kadars-and.html