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Knife in the WaterOn their way to an afternoon on the lake, husband and wife Andrzej and Krystyna nearly run over a young hitchhiker. When the hitchhiker joins the couple, psychological warfare breaks out as the two men compete for the woman's attention.Keywords:
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Directors of "Knife in the Water"Roman PolanskiBirthdate: 18 August 1933, Paris, France
Creators of "Knife in the Water"Jakub GoldbergBirthdate: 29 August 1924, Warsaw, Mazowieckie, PolandRoman PolanskiBirthdate: 18 August 1933, Paris, France
Critic Reviews of "Knife in the Water"Variety Staff VarietyMarch 26, 2009
Middle-aged cocksureness, arrogance and incomprehension versus teenage revolt, with a young woman as a sort of arbiter, is the theme of this lively and inventive little pic.Geoff Andrew Time OutJune 24, 2006
Polanski's first feature, a model of economic, imaginative film-making which, in many ways, he has hardly improved upon since.Douglas Pratt Hollywood ReporterOctober 13, 2003
Knife in the Water has one of those simple, clearly expressed narratives that grabs you and holds you even though not much goes on.Bosley Crowther New York TimesMay 20, 2003
It eminently justifies the interest in its acid contents and in the techniques of its young director that it stirred.Don Druker Chicago ReaderJanuary 01, 2000
The sexual tensions build slowly and subtly, and when they explode into violence, it seems to be the desired result.Cole Smithey ColeSmithey.comOctober 28, 2013
[VIDEO ESSAY} For his debut feature film - after graduating from Poland's famed National Film School in Lodz - Roman Polanski set out to break several golden rules of academic filmmaking.Emanuel Levy EmanuelLevy.ComApril 24, 2012
Taut, compelling, and engaging, Polanski's Oscar-nominated thriller is one of the most brilliant debuts in film history.Jay Antani Cinema WriterAugust 17, 2010
The acting, music and camerawork all weave together to create an unexpectedly magical, brilliantly crafted, intensely sensuous experience.Fernando F. Croce CinePassionSeptember 25, 2009
Circles and triangles govern Polanski's great, brackish anecdote about the instability of human interactionKen Hanke Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)August 19, 2009
Attests to the idea that Polanski was from the very onset, a filmmaker with a singular and disturbing vision. His is clearly a cinema of obsession.Philip Martin Arkansas Democrat-GazetteMay 01, 2009
...a dazzling black-and-white chamber pieceUrban Cinefile Critics Urban CinefileDecember 14, 2007
Knife In The Water is a claustrophobic, slow-burning expose of jealousy, spite and eroticism.
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