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Valerie and Her Week of Wonders


Dir. Jaromil Jireš (1970).
A nubile 12-year-old dodges a town full of vampires in one of the strangest movies ever made in Eastern Europe—so unrelenting in its perverse symbolism that it might be the Czech El Topo, and was indeed floated as a midnight movie in El Topo’s wake.

Fri., Jan. 28, 7 p.m., 2011

This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on January 19, 2011


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