SANATORIUM UNDER THE SIGN OF THE HOURGLASS

By Brothers QUAY

ILLUMINATIONS FILMS - as PROD

Drama - Pre-Production 2015

Inspired by the classic book The Sanatorium Under the Sign of the Hourglass by Bruno Schulz, a film from the visionary filmmakers The Brothers Quay.

    • Year of production
    • 2015
    • Genres
    • Drama
    • Countries
    • UNITED KINGDOM
    • Languages
    • POLISH
    • Budget
    • 1 - 3 M$
    • Duration
    • 90 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Brothers QUAY
    • Writer(s)
    • Brothers QUAY
    • Producer(s)
    • Keith GRIFFITHS (Illuminations), Alexander RIS (Neue Mediopolis)
    • Synopsis
    • A ghostly train journey on a forgotten branch line transports a son, Jozef, visiting
      his dying Father in a Sanatorium to the edge of a mythic forest. The
      Sanatorium is run by a mysterious Doctor Gotard who is capable of
      manipulating time. An eerie half-reality sets in and Jozef finds himself caught in a
      disturbing web of memories, fantasies and visions.
    • Partners & financing
    • Neue Mediopolis (DE)
    • Production schedule
    • Pre-production Winter 2013. Shooting early 2014. Delivery Spring 2016.
    • Beginning of shooting
    • Dec 01, 2013
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