· Knife in the Water: Directed by Roman Polanski. With Leon Niemczyk, Jolanta Umecka, Zygmunt Malanowicz, Anna Ciepielewska. A couple pick up a hitchhiker on the way to their yacht. The husband invites the young man to come along for their day's sailing. As the voyage progresses, the antagonism between the two men grows. A violent confrontation is inevitable.
Directed by Roman Polanski • 1962 • Poland. MAMMALS was the last of director Roman Polanski’s short films before he bagan to work on his first feature, KNIFE IN THE WATER. It received awards at the International Short Film Festival Oberhausen and the Melbourne International Film Festival.
Roman Polanski’s Knife in the Water (Nóż w wodzie, 1962) Vol. 5 (May 2011) by Moritz Pfeifer “…you could use a dirk to trim vine branches and a knife and many other instruments.”