The Miraculous Virgin (Region Free)

Type: New Blu-Ray

Surrealism was arguably the most important artistic movement of the 20th century in Slovakia as it challenged both cultural and political establishments. From The Sun in a Net director Štefan Uher, The Miraculous Virgin is an exquisite, surreal, mystery drama set in the art scene of the 1960s became one of Slovak cinema’s most admired and controversial works.

Centring on the ‘dream’ figure of Anabella (Knife in the Water’s Jolanta Umecka) who casts her spell on a group of young artists, and the film, through its embracing of fantasy and imagination, becomes a provocation to those only concerned with the material world.

Blu-ray Special Features:

• Presented from a brand new 2K restoration of the film from original materials by the Slovak Film Institute.
 Marked by Darkness (Poznačení tmou) - Štefan Uher’s breathtaking 1959 short film.
 The Story of 'The Miraculous Virgin': an all new documentary on the film, the talents behind it and its legacy, produced by the Slovak Film Institute.
 Looking for Anabella: an archival documentary on the search for the titular lead.
• Trailer.
• 16-page booklet featuring new writing on the film by Michal Michalovič.
• New and improved English subtitle translation.
• World premiere on Blu-ray.
• Region Free.