You may be aware that when it comes to film posters, they do things differently in Poland. For whatever reason, they have resisted the hegemony of international marketing, and Polish film posters are often extremely striking works of art only tangentally connected to the films they advertise.
Here are details from four Polish posters – can you name these classic Australian films?
And the bonus question:
Your time starts now. Answers after the jump…
Well, I’m sure you spotted they were Picnic At Hanging Rock, Wake In Fright, Crocodile Dundee 2 (no, “Crocodile Dundee” is not enough), and – of course – Caddie.
Let’s have a look at one of the original Australian posters for Caddie.
Well they’re… quite similar…
The bonus question was Storm Boy – I’m a bit surprised that poster is so innocuous, it doesn’t have the bird chewing his eyes out or anything. Honestly, how depressing must Poland be if these images are meant to entice people into the cinema?
All Polish images were taken from Michael Organ’s website, you can see more there, including a jaunty image for On The Beach. The Australian poster for Caddie is from moviegoods.com.