Bariera (1966)



A medical student tries to overcome all of the world’s barriers: money, age, status, cults and conventions. His dream is to marry a rich woman, to have a villa in the suburbs and a Jaguar in the garage. However, he meets a girl with completely different ideals. Barrier is a mix of documentary and fantasy that relates to the French New Wave experiences while making a disenchanted portrait of communist Poland.

Director: Jerzy Skolimowski. AKA Barrier.
Writer: Jerzy Skolimowski.
Stars: Joanna Szczerbic, Jan Nowicki, Tadeusz Lomnicki, Maria Malicka, Zdzislaw Maklakiewicz, Ryszard Pietruski, Bogdan Baer, Henryk Bak, Stefan Friedmann, Ryszarda Hanin, Andrzej Herder, Malgorzata Lorentowicz, Zygmunt Malanowicz.

Adam Mickiewicz introduces BARRIER (2020)


Note: Replaced with HD copy on March 29, 2022.

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  1. Tony C
    January 22, 2019

    Thanks for the marvellous detective work Jon in tracking down this and other rare films.

  2. Betsy-B
    January 22, 2019

    You’re too good to us, Jon!

  3. Michael
    March 3, 2019

    Than you Jon for this Polish classic

  4. Mickey B.
    April 1, 2022

    What a great way to start the day! BARRIER in HD! Thanks so much. Skolimowski is one of the unsung overlooked heroes of Eastern European cinema.

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