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Oct 27, 2015 7:00 PM

Film Club: Killing the Devil

Killing the Devil (Vražda ing. Čerta), Director: Ester Krumbachová, 1970, 77min.


Short animated film, The Ossuary by Jan Švankmajer followed by a comedy by Ester Krumbachová, a costume designer who left her mark on Czech New Wave.

The Ossuary (1970):
A non-narrative voyage round Sedlec Ossuary, which has been constructed from over 50,000 human skeletons (victims of the Black Death).

Killing the Devil:
Killing the Devila is a comedy with fairy-tale touches, about Kate, who wants to marry, and Mr. Devil, who is not interested in the heart or soul of this passionate and aging lady, but is interested in her good cooking – for Mr. Devil is a glutton.
Director: Ester Krumbachová, 1970, 77min.



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Oct 27, 2015 7:00 PM


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