Goto, l'île d'amour, (Goto, Island of Love)
Goto, l'île d'amour, (Goto, Island of Love) (1969)

This unusual comic tragedy is filmed both in color and black-and-white and concerns the residents of the mythical island of Goto. Goto III (Pierre Brasseur) is the pompous dictator who allows children to witness public execution and has… More

Rated: PG
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Release Date: September 26, 1969
DVD Release Date: February 28, 2006
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Fernando F. Croce

The characters remain locked in their subterranean circles, yet Borowczyk finds transcendence amid the grime by insisting on the mystical force of longing

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Anton Bitel
Eye for Film

Borowczyk documents the strange hierarchies and rituals of an island of the imagination... and the result is a sort of absurdist anthropological allegory of blinkered outlooks, frustrated dreams and recurring tyrannies.

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