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The Cremator (Criterion Collection)

The Cremator (Criterion Collection)

(4K Mastering, Special Edition, Restored, Subtitled)
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Price: £24.53

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Czechoslovak New Wave iconoclast Juraj Herz's terrifying, darkly comic vision of the horrors of totalitarian ideologies stars a supremely chilling Rudolf Hrusinsky as the pathologically morbid Karel Kopfrkingl, a crematorium director in 1930s Prague who believes fervently that death offers the only true relief from human suffering. When he is recruited by the Nazis, Kopfrkingl's increasingly deranged worldview drives him to formulate his own shocking final solution. Blending the blackest of gallows humor with disorienting expressionistic flourishes queasy point-of-view shots, distorting lenses, jarring quick cuts the controversial, long-banned masterpiece The Cremator is one of cinema's most trenchant and disturbing portraits of the banality of evil.

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Title: The Cremator (Criterion Collection)
Genre: Comedy Video, Foreign
Starring: Rudolf Hrus nsky, Ilja Prachar, Vlasta Chramostova
Director: Juraj Herz
Studio: Criterion
Attributes: 4K Mastering, Special Edition, Restored, Subtitled
Release Date: 21/04/2020
Media Format: Blu-ray
Rated: NR
UPC: 715515244213
Original Language: CZE
Subtitles: ENG
Run Time: 100 minutes
Year of Release: 1969
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