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The Erlprince


Location: Bartos Screening Room

New York premiere with director Kuba Czekaj in person

Presented by the Polish Cultural Institute New York

Poland. Dir. Kuba Czekaj, 2016, 101 mins. With Staszek Cywka, Agnieszka Podsiadlik, Sebastian Lach. In Polish with English subtitles. A dark, science-fiction fairy tale plays out in a rush of moody, mind-scrambling images in this dizzyingly ambitious coming-of-age psychodrama. It charts the complex bond between a misfit teenage physics genius and his overbearing mother, a codependent, practically incestuous relationship that’s disrupted by the reappearance of the boy’s father. Parallel universes, apocalyptic warnings, mythic wolves: The Erlprince takes viewers down a surreal rabbit hole to evoke the turbulent psyche of a troubled young man reckoning with adulthood.

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