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The People's Act of Love
Set in Siberia around the time of the Russian Revolution in a weird town inhabited by self-mutilating castratos (religious reasons). Escaped convict turns up with stories of strange cannibal chasing him through the forest. Everything has to be sorted by the Czech soldier officer chap, who really just wants to go home.
Hmm, strange convoluted story, good in parts. Bleak kind of atmosphere.
Score: 6.5
Published: 2005
Read: October 10th 2008