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dionysus67's rating of the film Parsifal

Syberberg's kitsch cornucopia achieves here rare heights of grandeur, as he indulges in an exaltation of German mysticism honoring 'Lebensphilosophie' to the fullest! In line with 'Hitler', he musters a variety of dazzling techniques (back projections, puppets, long takes) that utilize all sorts of symbolisms (swastikas included). Parsifal is androgynously casted and the great E.Clever plays Kundry. Extraordinary!