Ruth Reader

Skolimowski Revisited

BY RUTH READER JUNE 22, 2011 Just when you thought Jerzy Skolimowski had dipped into the shadows never to produce a film again, he emerged from a 17-year hiatus with two films: Four Nights with Anna and Essential Killing.

The critical acclaim for both films prompted the chief curator of the Museum of the Moving Image, David Schwartz, to host a retrospective of the artist’s work, showing films made throughout the course of his over 50-year career...