An Ambiguous Report About the End of the World 1997
This exquisitely crafted surreal fairy tale for adults by renowned Czech director Juraj Jakubisko takes place in a small village lost in the mountains, somewhere at the end of the world, and offers the fateful story of two sinful lovers in which the prophecy of Nostradamus is fulfilled. A bitter parable of mankind at the turn of the millennium, filled with dark human passions which from time immemorial have moved the world and doomed it to extinction. A fine example of why Jakubisko is considered a master of Czech cinema.

A magical and realistic vision of an unbalanced world takes place in a village in the mountains at the end of the world - at an unknown time. The village in a picturesque setting is a metaphor for the world and humanity at the rise of the 3rd millennium. During the 25 years when the story takes place, we can see change over several generations and various symbols of different civilizations, church and culture. The main motif of the film is the love between Verona and Goran. Their passionate relationship is so different from any other and so they have to be punished in the name of so-called morality and equality. By following them, the village people are trying to hide their transgressions against nature and themselves. Patriarchal rituals are in conflict with a civilization without God and equality. Nature punishes them...

DVD9 | PAL 4:3 | 02:18:20 | 7.75 Gb + 3% rec
Language: Czech(Ceske)
Subtitles: English, Deutsch, Francais, Espanol, Russian, Czech(Ceske)
Genre: Fantasy, Mystery

Director: Juraj Jakubisko
Cast: Deana Horvathova, Milan Bahul, Joachim Kemmer, Klara Issova
Country: Czech Republic, Slovakia

-- Make of (40 mins)
-- Biography
-- Photogallery
-- Videoclip
-- Trailer

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