Pandora and the Flying Dutchman
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A legendary film, which has been elevated to haute cult status. A dutchman, living in the 17th century, is not permitted to rest until he finds a woman who loves him enough to die for him. He meets the reincarnation of a woman from his dead past and falls in love. The story progresses to a hair-raising reconciliation of past and present.
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 86%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Passionate, classical, mysterious and surreal all at once."
‑ Trevor Johnston, Time Out
"... there is a grace to the literary elegance and poetic dialogue of his script, and to the rich mix of European history, myths ancient and contemporary and Spanish culture..."
‑ Sean Axmaker, Parallax View
"A timeless tale, beautifully remastered."
‑ David Hughes, Empire Magazine
"Intiguing, but slow-moving Albert Lewin film"
‑ Ken Hanke, Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
"Lacks imagination."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
"Jack Cardiff's superb Technicolor cinematography looks as beautiful as Gardner and that's substantially the reason the film has stood the test of time."
‑ Derek Malcolm, This is London
"It's an acquired taste, perhaps, but Lewin was a genuine maverick talent."
‑ Adrian Turner, Radio Times
"Its unique oddball blend of fatalistic Hemingway-esque masculinity, swoony romance and mythology, literary allusions...and grab bag of styles...makes Pandora and the Flying Dutchman nearly as hypnotic as the romance it retells. [Blu-ray]"
‑ Peter Canavese, Groucho Reviews
"It's one of those unclassifiable efforts that threaten permanently to topple over the edge of ridiculousness, but somehow manage to avoid it."
‑ Andrew Pulver, Guardian
"Lewin's pseudo-Somerset Maugham story is pretentious and unconvincing, descending into fantasy hokum involving sailor ghosts and a cursed protagonist who's been undead since the 16th century."
‑ Gerald Peary, Boston Phoenix
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