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Valerie and her Week of Wonders

Valerie and her Week of Wonders
  • 1970
  • Czechoslovakia
  • 77 min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Jaromil Jireš
  • Written by: Vitezslav Nezval (novel), Jaromil Jireš (screenplay), Ester Krumbachová (screenplay), Jirí Musil (dialogue)
  • Cast: Jaroslava Schallerová, Helena Anýžová, Karel Engel, Jan Klusák, Petr Kopriva
  • Language: Czech

Spectacular Czechoslovakian surrealism as 13-year-old Valerie's fairytale dreams evoke bizarre religious and sexual images, and involve her in vampirism and witchcraft. Striking visual triumph, but a bit of a narrative shambles.

Performance times

Byre Theatre, St Andrews (0.0 miles)

Abbey Street, St Andrews, Fife, KY16 9LA
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