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Valerie a týden divů

Jaromil Jireš Czechoslovakia, 1970

Richmond Hill's rating of the film Valerie and Her Week of Wonders

Spells, rites and lore: it’s all here in this exquisitely ethereal jewel of psycho-sexuality. Often bewildering and continually pulling the rug from under the viewer, it’s chiefly a visual and musical delight with a densely textured series of motifs and aural tugs that gently unsettles in its synthesis of lyrical Gothicism. One pities poor Valerie having twelve of these adventures a year…