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    Multiplying stories

    ‘Nobody, even the painter themselves, can explain the only thing that is really important in a painting’, wrote cubist Georges Braque.  Jarosław Migoń’s ‘Diary of a Beholder’ is an interesting attempt to defy that inability. In presenting the achievements of the Krakow painter Jacek Sroka, he lets not just the painter but also – or perhaps even above all – his paintings, speak. Together with his hero, he examines them thoroughly, but he also analyses and enlivens them using cinematic means of expression, which results in a dynamic portrait of the artist, one that is far from conventional portrayals...

    Anita Piotrowska, Tygodnik Powszechny, Krakow Film Festival