The story is set in a pagan Estonian village where werewolves, the plague, and spirits roam – mixture of magic, black humor and romantic love. It is about souls – longing for a soul, selling your soul, and living without a soul.
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In a time when most films are either fantasy entertainment or art house realism, I relish every film that dares to enter the realm of fantastical (or surreal) art house. Thus: November. A story involving everything from witches and devils to werewolves and spirited tool-creatures called kratt, it is gloriously shot in black&white (often more white than black) that conveys perfectly the atmosphere of this pagan world.