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Film Review: Demon (Dir. Marcin Wrona)

Demon Dir. Marcin Wrona [The Orchard; 2015] Rating: 3.5/5 Poland’s been in the grips of an identity crisis for the lion’s share of the decade, and the results are most easily visible to a foreign spectator through the country’s film exports. Writhing against the victimhood doxa propped up in the national consciousness in the years following World War II, more recent generations have been prying open the country’s shut eyelids and examining the role Poland played — coerced at best and all too willful at worst — in the decimation of their Jewish population.
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