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The Cremator


The Cremator Poster
  • The cremator is a dark, smiling figure who could have come from a fairy tale, and everyone knows that beneath the deceptively innocuous surface of most fairy tales lies a desire to control human nature with fascism.

  • The Cremator (1969) constitutes what might be the Czech New Wave's most nihilistic vision... Rarely seen here and still unavailable on video, it's a darkling essay on Mitteleuropan conscience that makes most other Czechs of the day look like garden parties.