Adapted from László Krasznahorkai's novel The Melancholy Resistance, Tarr's visually and formally stunning fable explores the havoc wreaked on a small town when a giant stuffed whale is put on display by a visiting circus. Weird, wonderful, witty and unsettling. Good to see Schygulla back, too.
Cast and crew
Péter Dobrai, László Krasznahorkai, György Fehér, Béla Tarr, Gyuri Dósa Kiss
Ferenc Kállai Lars Rudolph Hanna Schygulla Djoko Rossich Tamás Wichmann János Derzsi Peter Fitz