It’s historic centre, must see monuments and relicts, great night-life attractions and restaurants. Why else is it worth to visit Kraków this summer? Right now for all movie freaks and enthusiasts National Museum offers Stanley Kubrick Exhibition. 26 July 2014 marks the 86th anniversary of the birth of the legendary film director. This summer, Kraków hosts many attractions for his fans.
This is the first exhibition in the world about the life and work of this great film director and Kraków is the only city in this part of Europe, where it can be seen. So far, it has been visited by more than 800,000 people around the world, in (among others) Berlin, Amsterdam, Zurich, Rome, Paris, Los Angeles, Melbourne and São Paolo.
The show includes about 1,000 exhibits, including numerous audio-visual materials. Kubrick’s work methods will be demonstrated through documentation of production related materials, such as scripts, production sketches, documents, photographs, costumes and props. Most of this materials originate from the director´s personal estate are presented in this exhibition for the first time.
Kubrick’s unique style centred around combining high and low culture, filling Hollywood genres with philosophical obsessions on the meaning of life and death. This was especially marked in his adaptation of Stephen King’s horror The Shining and the shocking Clockwork Orange. Kubrick’s films hypnotise us with music, sound and imagery. For all of you, who haven’t seen it yet – visit Kraków, you won’t be dissapointed.