Valerie and Her Week of Wonders (Valerie a týden divu)

Part of Recovered Treasures: Great Films from World Archives
Friday, January 28, 2011, 7:00 p.m.

Restored by the Czech National Film Archive

Dir. Jaromil Jireš. 1970, 77 mins.

When a 13-year-old girl crosses the threshold into womanhood, her life unfolds as a baroque saga of vampires, witchcraft, and mysticism. This mesmerizing celluloid poem has been described as “Jodorowsky/ Bergman coproduction of a Grimm’s fairy tale.” 

Thanks to the Czech Center New York for support with this presentation. 

Free with museum admission.

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