Walerian Borowczyk
Date of Birth
Oct 21, 1923
Birth Place:
Kwilcz, Poland


Polish animator-cum-soft porn director Walerian Borowczyk resuscitates a question posed by a key New York film critic in the early '70s: "If an acclaimed director such as Jean Vigo or Andrzej Munk dies young, is the loss as great when a four-star filmmaker goes on to helm some of the world's poorest motion pictures?" Suffice it to say that rarely has the cinematic community seen a bona fide artist...