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June 21, 2016

Episode 276: Valerie and Her Week of Wonders (1970)

Special Guest: Peter Hames
Guest Co-Host: Nicholas Schlegel, Kevin Heffernan, Axel Kohagen

Continuing our discussion of fairy tales in films, we discuss Jaromil Jires's film Valerie and Her Week of Wonders, the story of a young woman coming of age.

And who better to join Mike in discussing the film than Kevin Heffernan, Axel Kohagen, and Nicholas Schlegel?

This week's special guest, Peter Hames, is the author of several books about the Czech and Slovak New Wave.

Download Episode Now:

Buy Valerie and her Week of Wonders on DVD
Buy Valerie and her Week of Wonders by Vitezslav Nezval
Buy Czech and Slovak Cinema: Theme and Tradition by Peter Hames
Buy The Cinema of Central Europe by Peter Hames
Buy The Czechoslovak New Wave by Peter Hames
Buy Avant-garde to New Wave: Czechoslovak Cinema, Surrealism and the Sixties by Jonathan L. Owen
Buy Sex, Sadism, Spain, and Cinema: The Spanish Horror Film by Nicholas G. Schlegel
Read Knot and Gender blog by Kevin Heffernan
Read The Crawling Eye Cult Media Blog by Kevin Heffernan
Visit the official Axel Kohagen website

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