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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 15
Cast
Veronica Zilkova
Jan Hartl
Jaroslava Kretschmerova
Pavel Novy
Directors
Jan Svankmajer
Screenwriters
Jan Svankmajer
Running Time
132 minutes

Little Otik
A surreal blend of traditional fable and contemporary satire.


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Plot
Updating of an old Czech legend, in which a childless couple watch helplessly as their tree-stump baby evolves into a flesh-eating monster.


Verdict
A mischievous parable that entertains and provokes in equal measure.


Reviewed by David Parkinson

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