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Valerie a týden divů

Jaromil Jireš Czechoslovakia, 1970

J. O.'s rating of the film Valerie and Her Week of Wonders

"Film miracle" is often used to describe the Czech New Wave of filmmaking, and this is most accurate for this film as it is entirely a series of miraculous visuals. A mysteriously beautiful style and the gorgeous Jaroslava Shallerová flood every scene, but in the end the film is still a little slow. It becomes a little flat and repetitive, but its heart is definitely in the right place.