From Jindřich Polák, director of the 1963 Czech sci-fi classic Ikarie XB-1, comes another foray into science-fiction with this lesser known but equally impressive feature Tomorrow I'll Wake Up and Scald Myself with Tea. But unlike the serious ‘hard’ sci-fi approach of Ikarie, this film is a deliciously demented time-travel romp that manages to be both hilariously silly and impressively ingenious at the same time.
In the near-future, time travel has become a possibility, and a group of neo-Nazi's hijack a time-ship in order to go back to 1944 to deliver a hydrogen bomb to Hitler and thus secure victory in WWII…
Polák expertly balances the film's disparate elements to produce a work of immense pleasure which is unpredictable, irreverent, intelligent and wildly funny - and which emerges one of the great undiscovered sci-fi movies of the 1970s.
“A particularly ingenious and delightful surprise... It's a lovably absurd gem.” Shock Cinema
“[A] fascinating, bizarre but instantly accessible and phenomenally enjoyable movie.” Blueprint Review
Second Run will be releasing Tomorrow I'll Wake Up and Scald Myself with Tea on Blu-ray and DVD in early 2021.
Blu-ray and DVD Special features:
• Tomorrow I'll Wake Up and Scald Myself with Tea presented from a new HD remaster from original materials by the Czech National Film Archive.
• An all-new Projection Booth commentary with Kat Ellinger, Jonathan Owen and Mike White.
• Booklet featuring a new essay by writer and filmmaker Graham Williamson.
• New and improved English subtitle translations.
• Region free Blu-ray (A/B/C) and DVD (‘0’) editions.
• Plus more TBC
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