Lunacy

Lunacy (2005)

Loosely based on two short stories by Edgar Allan Poe and inspired by the works of the Marquis de Sade. In 19th century France a young man is plagued by nightmares in which he is dragged off to a madhouse. On the journey back from his mother’s funeral he is invited by a Marquis he meets at lunch to spend the night in his castle. There he witnesses a blasphemous orgy and a ‘therapeutic’ funeral. He tries to flee but is taken to a lunatic asylum where the patients have complete freedom and the staff are locked up behind bars.

Writing:
  • Edgar Allan Poe
  • Donatien Alphonse François de Sade
  • Jan Švankmajer
Directing:
  • Jan Švankmajer
themoviedb icon 7.3/10
  • Views: 3
  • Release Date: 2005-11-17
  • Language: Český
  • Country: CZ, SK
  • Runtime: 118
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