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17 March 2018: Goto, Island of Love


Angels’ Games
Walerian Borowczyk
1964 | 12min | Colour | Digital

A brutal, chilling, and frequently erotic evocation of concentration-camp horror.

Goto, Island of Love
Walerian Borowczyk
1968 | 93 min | B/W & Colour | Digital

A petty thief works his way up the absurd hierarchy of Goto, an archipelago cut off from civilisation by a tumultuous earthquake. His dream is to possess Glossia, a stifled beauty trapped in a loveless marriage to a melancholic dictator. Originally banned in Communist Poland and Franco’s Spain, Goto, Island of Love features bizarre sights, poetic flashes of colour, and the stunning deployment of Handel’s organ concerto.

Part of our season on Walerian Borowczyk