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Zbigniew Rybczyński – Poland, 1980 / 8’

People enter the small room in turn. Firstly, one by one, then the sequences of rhythmical moves start looping and overlapping, but the characters do not interfere with each other. It is an accurate compression of time within a limited space. Tango was the very first Polish film to win an Oscar.

Zbigniew Rybczyński (1949).
He graduated from the film school in Łódź. He is a cinematographer, scriptwriter, and director of animated and experimental films. He left Poland after receiving  an Oscar for Tango. He went to the U.S. where he was acclaimed as the “pope of the video art”.