On Top Of The Whale (Het Dak Van De Walvis)
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On Top Of The Whale (Het Dak Van De Walvis)
On Top of the Whale, one of the best-known films by acclaimed director Raul Ruiz, is an allegorical exploration of language and the conflicts between cultures. The setting is the world of the near future; the film begins in Holland, which, like several other European nations, has become a communist republic. An anthropologist, specializing in the study of primitive tribes, is introduced by his wife to the powerful millionaire Narcisso Cambos. Narcisso invites them to stay at his estate in Patagonia, which he claims is also home to the last two surviving members of an ancient Indian tribe,… More

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"A linguistic fantasy set in the near-future from acclaimed Chilean director Raśl Ruiz."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
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