Les Trois Couronnes du Matelot (1982)
A sailor regales a young student with tales of danger and adventure in this surreal fantasy. The sailor's unusual, dream-like stories include not only visits to exotic ports and opium dens, but also encounters with a wide variety of odd, mystical characters.
as The Blindman
as The Officer
as The Student
as The Sailor
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A sailor promises a student who has murdered his teacher a chance to sail away on a ship, but first he tells the story of his bizarre adventures sailing the seas on the cursed boat. Literary surrealism, a mixture of nonsense and mind games, with a sense of humor as dry and black as gunpowder.More
a marvelous ghost story in the style of magical realism, the film plays like an opium dream, hallucinatory and disorienting. perhaps a bit long and some of the acting seems stiff but the astonishingly imaginative visuals more than compensate. inspired by coleridge's rime of the ancient mariner, an immortal tale of the seaMore
Short tales of ordinary madness or in our case,uncompromising anarchy.The interaction between two radicals (a student versus an experienced sailor) is but the premise of a psychological duel beyond the dreamland and into the web de mort.What we're witnessing is a journey to the unknown where the finale is more than a catharsis!More
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