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Zycie rodzinne

Krzysztof Zanussi Poland, 1971

LibertyCapz's rating of the film Family Life

Zanussi returns with another quite intimate realistic drama. A young man, estranged from his family, finally returns home after he receives news of his father's deteriorating health. This film really made me think of the biblical story of Lot's wife, who was turned to a pillar of salt when she looked back at the burning city of Sodom. Whether or not this parallel was deliberate or not is uncertain to me though.