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Ratings & Reviews

  1. Stefan Drees's rating of the film Boris Godounov

    Zulawski's cinematography is impressive although he struggles with the aesthetic problems of transforming an opera into a film with singing persons. At least he subverts the realism of the filmic narrative with an interesting theatrical frame and an appearance of some actors beyond the stage - an idea he may have borrowed from Jean-Pierre Ponnelles's famous staging of Monteverdi's "Orfeo" in Zurich (1978). (...)

  2. cinegeek.de's rating of the film Boris Godounov

    Die Idee eines komponierten Films, in dem die Bewegungen, die Farben, die Bilder synchronisiert werden zur Musik. Nur wenige folgten dieser Idee. Einer davon ist Zulawski, der mit Boris Godounov eines der erstaunlichsten und radiklasten Kino-Experimente schuf... mehr auf cinegeek.de

  3. Ostermyers's rating of the film Boris Godounov

    Good. But he miss the madness of his work for aesthetic. Some "Tarkovsky-like" shot !