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Films By Juraj Herz

MORGIANA (Juraj Herz, 1972)
The melodrama has been seen, by directors as disparate as Douglas Sirk and Orson Welles, as "the last form of tragedy in a bourgeois world". Whether or not we choose to accept such a claim, melodrama… Read more

THE CREMATOR (Juraj Herz, 1969)
After Munich, when the Sudetcnland became part of Germany, an adept of Tibetan lore who is convinced that his work of cremating the dead sets people free for a better after-life, is convinced by a Na… Read more

THE MAIDEN AND THE BEAST (Juraj Herz, 1978)
Juraj Herz is Czechoslovakia's chief creator of fables, fairy stories and parables. His previous works seen at the festival include the grotesque joke called The Cremator and the mordant and elaborat… Read more

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