This Polish poster for Wake In Fright masterfully captures the terror depicted in this outback tale, illustrating grotesque faces of men inciting alcohol-fuelled violence.
As Harvie’s Alzheimer’s disease worsens, his nursing home is visited by a church group, entertaining him with the song 'God is better than football, God is better than beer’.
Harvie, travelling on a tram, learns that the steel plate in his head is magnetic. Having suffered much bad luck and now regarded as a 'weirdo’ by onlookers, he is ready to end it all.
Harvie Krumpet wishes for things to change, and they certainly do. The family home burns to the ground, his parents are frozen to death, the Germans invade and he escapes to Australia.
The art of poster-making flourished in Poland following the Second World War.
The poster for the Polish release of Picnic at Hanging Rock has an ethereal quality that foreshadows the events of the film.
The central motif may be an atomic mushroom cloud but the incorporation of text gives the design an almost strangely playful psychedelic feel, pre-dating designs from the late 1960s.