The Seventh Day, the Eighth Night

The Seventh Day, the Eighth Night

1969 

·  Drama

·  Czechoslovakia

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An allegory set in an archetypal Czech village, it tells of what happens when a sequence of mysterious events take place, including the disappearance of the stationmaster. While everything has a rational explanation, collective paranoia takes hold and everyone’s worst instincts are released. Interrogations, the abolition of rights and the search for scapegoats ultimately lead to murder