Director:

Juraj Herz

Cast:

Rudolf Hrusínský, Vlasta Chramostová, Jana Stehnová, Milos Vognic
Year: 1969
Time: 95
Country: Czechoslovakia
Production: Criterion Collection

Overview:

Kopfrkingl enjoys his job at a crematorium in Czechoslovakia in the late 1930s. He likes reading the Tibetan book of the dead, and espouses the view that cremation relieves earthly suffering.

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