In Jan Svankmajer’s mocumentary, the amateur archaeologist Dr Vozáb has set to prove that the supernatural ghost love story takes place not in Italy but in Otranto Castle near Nachod in Czechoslovakia.
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2.5 stars. A dry jest at the expense of new historicism or a giddy paen to associative thinking? Lacks the animistic tactility of Švankmajer's best work, but I can't imagine a much wittier adaptation of the novel!