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The Herb of the Rat


The Herb of the Rat Poster
  • A crazy conceptual-horror-allegory piece – a little Ruiz and Buñuel (and also Oliveira), also a little The Entity and The Exorcist – that alienated almost every viewer who came near it. It’s a recalcitrant movie (seemingly about a control-freak guy who turns his imprisoned girlfriend into a rat), uneager to please: the long durations are unbearable, the ironic repartee is inelegant, everything is stretched out (repetitions included) like a torture rack.