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The recently deceased Ken Russell’s savage 1970 satire of Richard Strauss. Amazing to think that this was made for television. It’s an hour long – give yourself some time.


  1. Angelico Nguyen, Esq., OP says

    Ken Russell, another Bad-Catholicish artist:

    Didn’t Richard Strauss appear as a sort of Dr Frankenstein — or Frank-N-Furter — villain at the end of Lisztomania? Or was that Wagner? I bleached most traces of that movie out of my mind, but the persistent brain-stains seem also to be the worst.

    • Matthew Lickona says

      They’re getting ready to release his x-rated nun-priest-devil movie in its uncut form. I saw a clip over at the Onion AV club. Terrifying. But this seemed worth presenting, especially for those who have read Fr. Smith’s confessions in Thanatos Syndrome.

  2. Jonathan Webb says

    Weirly overrated director. Made a few composer films including one on Mahler. Thanks Matthew.

  3. Cubeland Mystic says

    When is Korrektiv going to make films?

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