Three Crowns of the Sailor
Les trois couronnes du matelot
Surrealist yarns from Chilean filmmaker Raoul Ruiz.
Directed by Raoul Ruiz
With Jean-Bernard Guillard, Philippe Deplanche, Nadège Clair
Running time 122min
Chilean filmmaker Raoul Ruiz was born of a ship’s captain and a schoolteacher – which sounds like one of the surrealist yarns that make up Three Crowns of the Sailor. It’s like The Rime of the Ancient Mariner, romantically overblown by Orson Welles and mordantly undermined by Luis Buñuel.
This screening will be introduced by Jonathan Romney.In association with: