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The Story of Sin


Presented by the Melbourne Cinémathèque & ACMI

The Story of Sin


29 Jun

A virginal woman sets out to pursue a faithless love across Europe, while pursued herself by sexual predators.

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  • Borowczyk’s adaptation of Polish writer Stefan Zeromski’s 19th-century novel makes obsessive use of lavish period detail in evoking fin de siècle Warsaw. Passionate, melodramatic and struck through with an unusual degree of menace, it was nominated for the Palme d’Or at Cannes.