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ZYNAB's rating of the film The Adventures of Baron Munchausen

i didn't get a second-rate children's movie feel from this at all. i think it's remarkably adult--a meditation on death and the nature of escapism. i might be overestimating it but it reminded me a lot of korda's "private lives of" history films and their sensuality and dry humour--but with eye-popping color and wild fantasy sequences, of course.