Imperativ (1982)


Augustin is a 30-year-old university professor. He does not believe in religion. His only belief is in maths, to which he devotes all his time. Then suddenly a series of pressing existential questions start looming in his mind: what is the meaning of life? Is there a god? What is there after death? So he begins a spiritual search that will push him to the edge of sanity.

Director: Krzysztof Zanussi.
Stars: Robert Powell, Brigitte Fossey, Sigfrit Steiner, Matthias Habich, Leslie Caron, Jan Biczycki, Zbigniew Zapasiewicz, Eugeniusz Priwieziencew, Christoph Eichhorn, Hans-Joerg Frey.

1982 Venice Film Festival – Winner Special Jury Prize.
1982 Venice Film Festival – Nominated for the Golden Lion.


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