Litan (1982)


A young couple passes through the village of Litan as the locals hold a Festival of the Dead. As the festival progresses, strange, and eerie events occur that reveals something sinister at work. Fearing for their lives, the couple decided to flee the village before they too become overtaken by the dark implications of the celebration and become shadows of their former selves.

Director: Jean-Pierre Mocky.
Stars: Marie-José Nat, Jean-Pierre Mocky, Nino Ferrer, Marisa Muxen, Bill Dunn, Georges Wod, Dominique Zardi, Sophie Edelman, Terence Montagne, Roger Lumont, Micha Bayard, Patrick Granier, Catherine Jarret, George Lucas, Pierre-Marcel Ondher.


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  1. Jon W.
    October 16, 2019

    RIP Jean-Pierre Mocky (July 6, 1929 – August 8, 2019)
    and Marie-José Nat (April 22, 1940 – October 10, 2019).

  2. IDontKiss
    August 29, 2021

    A really good double-bill to this would be the 1993 adaptation of The Trial. Similar feeling visuals and it also has a prominent waltzing score throughout, albeit much darker in tone compared to the somewhat whimsical one here.

  3. Daniel Humphrey
    November 17, 2022

    Makes no sense, but such a fun watch. Thanks for putting this up for us to enjoy.

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