Released in 1965, Giulietta Degli Spiriti it was the first Fellini film in colour, as well as one of the many he worked on with his wife and renowned actress Giulietta Masina, who plays the lead role in this film. It’s also for the first film where the extreme visual surrealist style of his films that he’s know for really started to ramp up to new, dizzying heights.
A young woman inherits a night club from a dead uncle and ends up dealing with red hallways, cynical cops, thugs, bumps in the night and giant eyeballs.
Common themes, aesthetics and ideas run between these two films, released around the same time period, involving children battling the fine lines between reality, dreams and nightmares.
A film in the classic French surrealist style, Céline and Julie Go Boating is a long, strange and magical film about two friends who find a strange way to enter a strange, cyclical dream-like world.
This is a Film Klub entry that covers two films: Les Maîtres Du Temps (1982) and Gandahar (1987) both created by the French animator René Laloux.
A 1972 gothic/horror film by then Czechoslovak director Juraj Herz, provides a good ol’ fashioned jealousy-and-revenge story.
A brief note regarding a couple of lesser known film adaptations of works by J.G. Ballard, a highly influential british author known for writing classic dystopian, post-industrial fiction.