Orson Welles portrays an enigmatic and tyrannical patriarch in this surreal tale from Belgium. A young sailor, Jan (Mathieu Carrière), returns to shore and finds himself in the labyrinthine mansion of his dying uncle Cassavius (Welles). But things aren't as they seem. As Jan begins to unravel the mysteries his uncle hides, he learns some terrifying secrets. Based on the novel by Jean Ray, Malpertuis was nominated for the Palme d'Or at Cannes.
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- Harry Kumel
NRNot rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
Widescreen 1.78:1, Full Screen 1.33:1Subtitles
English, Dutch, FrenchClosed captioned
NoLanguage and sound
Dutch: Dolby Digital Mono, English: Dolby Digital MonoOther features
Color; scene access; interactive menus.
Common Sense Note
- Age appropriate
- Not an issue
- Depends on your kid and your family
- Not appropriate for kids of the age most likely to want to see it