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Toyen

2005

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  • [It] brought me to tears several times. To call this a biopic of the surrealist artist Marie Cermínová (who worked under the name Toyen) would be a disservice, as the film blends found footage, reenactments and superimposition to create an expressive portrait of the lesser-known painter... The end result is something of a dual-layered ghost story, as Nemec makes it clear that Cermínová lives on in her work, while the film haunts the audience in its own right.