Has’s debut feature—following a day in the life of a desperate, chaotic drunkard (frequent Has collaborator Gustaw Holoubek) as he wanders about and fends off appeals from his girlfriend to enter a treatment facility—already bears his artistic signature, expressionistically rendering the post-traumatic delirium dwelling within the everyday and conjuring a labyrinth of paranoia, claustrophobia, and urban malaise.

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Brzozowa Street
Wojciech Jerzy Has, 1947, Poland, 9m
In this early short documentary, Warsaw pieces itself back together after the end of World War II.