Valerie and Her Week of Wonders in August
Second Run DVD
have announced the UK Region 0 DVD release of Valerie and Her Week of Wonders (Valerie a týden divů) on 25th August 2008 priced at £12.99. This film from Czech director Jaromil Jireš mixes horror, fairytale, surrealism and Freudian symbolism to depict the fantastical world inhabited by a young girl on the threshold of adulthood. Haunting and dreamlike, beguiling and magical, the film is a work of pure imagination, and has become a cult classic.
Watch the trailer Second Run have created for the film - Link
- Interview with Valerie star, Jaroslava Schallerová.
- Newly filmed introduction by writer and film historian Michael Brooke
- Digitally re-mastered with restored picture and sound
- New and improved English subtitle translation
- Optimal quality dual layer disc.
- Booklet featuring new essay by film programmer and author Peter Hames and an appreciation by Joseph A. Gervasi of Exhumed Films