The Saragossa Manuscript / Rekopis znaleziony w Saragossie (1965) 2 x DVD9, Blu-Ray
Two soldiers read a book found in a house in the embattled town of Saragossa, which one of them thinks is about his Grandfather. In the book, Captain Alfons van Worden (Zbigniew Cybulski) is trying to get to Madrid but is delayed in the Sierra Morena by what seem to be the ghost demons of two hanged men. In cyclical waking dreams, he's seduced by a pair of Arabian princesses in a palace hidden under the decrepit Quemada (trans: burned) Inn. Yet every morning, he wakes up back out in the pass, under the gallows and its two corpses. Fleeing this dilemma, he's captured by the inquisition but rescued by some noblemen who invite him to a castle, where for awhile it looks as if his ordeal was all a planned conspiracy. A passing gypsy tells a tale of the son of a Jewish Merchant, which becomes a Chinese box of overlapping stories inside stories.

Director: Wojciech Has
Cast: Zbigniew Cybulski, Iga Cembrzynska, Elzbieta Czyzewska, Gustaw Holoubek
Country: Poland
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery

BD50 | 1080p AVC | 03:03:28 | 41.9 Gb + 3% rec
Language: Polish
Subtitles: English, Polish

2 x DVD9 | PAL 16:9 | 01:17:43 + 01:38:33 | 5.46 Gb + 6.72 Gb + 3% rec
Language: Polish
Subtitles: English

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