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Lunacy (Sileni)

Rating:No Rating
Genre:Horror, Drama
Release Date:August 9, 2006
Running time:118 minutes
Cast:Pavel Liska, Jan Triska, Anna Geislerova, Jaroslav Dusek, Martin Huba
Director:Jan Svankmajer
Producer:Jaromir Kallista
Writer:Marquis de Sade, Edgar Allan Poe
Distributor:Zeitgeist

Web Site: http://www.zeitgeistfilms.com/film.php?directoryname=lunacy

Description: "Lunacy" is loosely based on two short stories by Edgar Allen Poe and inspired by the works of the Marquis de Sade. In 19th-century France, a young man, Jean Berlot, is plagued by nightmares in which he is dragged off to a madhouse. On the journey back from his mother's funeral, he is invited by a Marquis he meets at lunch to spend the night in his castle. There Berlot witnesses a blasphemous orgy and a "therapeutic" funeral. Berlot tries to flee but the Marquis insists on helping him conquer his fears and takes his guest to a surrealistic lunatic asylum where the patients have complete freedom and the staff are locked up behind bars.

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