Valerie and Her Week of Wonders
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Valerie and Her Week of Wonders
In this surreal psychological fantasy, young Valerie lives with her grandmother. She feels the first stirring of sexual awareness when a carnival parade comes to town and a man presents her with a pair of magic earrings. When her fantasy adventures begin, the line between dreams and reality is blurred.

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"A confounding surreal dream-like film."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
"With its shifting moods and its fairy tale symbolism of youth and age, sexuality and death, Valerie and Her Week of Wonders is part opaque folk tale and part Gothic horror."
‑ Leo Goldsmith, Not Coming to a Theater Near You
"A sensuous, often suspenseful fable saturated with shades of Sigmund Freud, Lewis Carroll and the Marquis de Sade, the horror comes in the form of actual, traditional fanged vampires who can shape-shift and cause all kinds of deadly mischief."
‑ Staci Layne Wilson,
"This confounding, carnivalesque coming-of-age fantasy is as beguiling as it is beautiful, as subversive as it is strange."
‑ Anton Bitel, Film4
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