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The Many Sins of Walerian Borowczyk
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The Game of Angels

Les jeux des anges

Directed by Walerian Borowczyk
France, 1964
Short, Animation
  • French
  • English
The Many Sins of Walerian Borowczyk


This haunting and oppressive animation represents a daring attempt to portray not the reality of the camps, but their atmosphere.

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Borowczyk is most famous for his approach of filming provocative material with “inappropriate” style. While that accusation would later be made against sex in his films, this also can be seen here in his animation of camp experience. Terry Gilliam named it one of the best animated films of all time!

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