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The Romantic and Vampiric Five
This year, we have created a very special film section for our audience, which corresponds to the main theme of the festival. THE ROMANTIC AND VAMPIRIC FIVE contains films about vampires, in which these creatures are shown from many interesting perspectives. More »

MUST SEE MUST BE
The section MUST SEE MUST BE contains films we have carefully selected for you, some of which even the most knowledgeable cinema enthusiasts might have missed among the plethora of films that are made every single year. More »

Cinema at the ‘Końcówa’ pub
The atmosphere you will find at the very heart of the Old Town in Torun is a perfect spot to experience hair-raising cinema. Last year, our audience responded enthusiastically to the idea of an open-air cinema at the ‘Końcówa’ pub. More »

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Lisztomania

Lisztomania · dir. Ken Russell
United Kingdom 1975, 103’

Colourful and extravagant biography of Franz Liszt, in which the facts of the composer's life are pushed into the background. It is so, due to the original vision of Russell, who is very fond of such biographical adaptations. Apart from Liszt, we will see Richard Wagner portrayed as a vampire, and Ringo Starr playing the Pope. Brimming humor and Rick Wakeman’s (legendary keyboard player in the band YES) music make an electrifying impression.

Director:Ken Russell
Screenplay:Ken Russell
Music:Rick Wakeman, Franciszek Liszt, Richard Wagner
Cinematography:Peter Suschitzky
Editing:Stuart Baird
Cast:Roger Daltrey, Fiona Lewis, Paul Nicholas, Ringo Starr
Production:Roy Baird, David Puttnam
Distribution:Warner Bros.