Jerzy Kawalerowicz, director (98 min., 1959). In Polish with English subtitles.
A subtle game of emotions between two travelers—changing from mutual aversion to closeness without hope of a future—plays out amidst the human microcosm of a night train.
The landmark series, Martin Scorsese Presents: Masterpieces of Polish Cinema, is presented by the Michigan Theater and Copernicus Program in Polish Studies. For full details and ticket information, visit michtheater.org/series/polish-cinema.