Institute Benjamenta

  • 1995
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Drama, Fantasy

Brilliantly executed and typically inscrutable, this feature debut of The Brothers Quay will delight fans of the enigmatic duo's "re-animated" shorts, though others may find the pervasive murk and funereal pace off-putting. Jakob von Gunten (Mark Rylance) enrolls at the titular training school for servants, a moribund pile run by despotic headmaster Herr...read more

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  • Released: 1995
  • Rating: NR
  • Review: Brilliantly executed and typically inscrutable, this feature debut of The Brothers Quay will delight fans of the enigmatic duo's "re-animated" shorts, though others may find the pervasive murk and funereal pace off-putting. Jakob von Gunten (Mark Rylance)… (more)

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