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Valerie and Her Week of Wonders


Jaroslava Schallerová, Helena Anýzová, Petr Kop?iva, Jirí Prýmek View All


Ester Krumbachová (Screenplay), Jaromil Jireš (Screenplay), Jaromil Jireš (Director) View All

Release: Oct. 10th, 1970
Runtime: 1 hour, 13 minutes
Valerie, a Czechoslovakian teenager living with her grandmother, is blossoming into womanhood, but that transformation proves secondary to the effects she experiences when she puts on a pair of magic earrings. Now seeing the world around her in a different light, Valerie must endure her sexual awakening while attempting to discern reality from fantasy as she encounters lecherous priest Gracian, a vampire-like stranger and otherworldly carnival folk.
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Acting is mostly good; I liked Valerie, her grandmother, the priest who tried to rape her and the girl with the flower basket the most.