Walerian Borowczyk Explores the Obsessive Quest in 'Story of Sin'

Walerian Borowczyk Explores the Obsessive Quest in 'Story of Sin'

By Imran Khan

In Story of Sin, there's a realism articulated through a psychological terror, an anxiety ramped up to the wild-eyed surveying of struggle and compromise. 24 May 2017 // 10:00 AM

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