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Juraj Herz Çekoslovakya, 1969

Brotherdeacon's rating of the film The Cremator

Though I think Juraj Herz's The Cremator is an ingenious film in its narrative and technical accomplishments, I feel that the wacky Kopfrkingl (and by reference, Hitler) was encoded as a delusional, mentally-ill obsessive of death and the after-life. A clownish mensch combing the hair of bloodless charges while ruminating over phantasms