The Black Box

Where there is mystery, it is generally suspected there must also be evil.
Sitting beyond the four pillars of the Gothic season, The Black Box is a mysterious collection of miscellanea and curiosities drawn together for BFI Player. Compelling visions and lost fragments of time that will bring you even closer to the dark heart of film include Ken Russell's first film Amelia and the Angel (1958), The Vision of William Blake, and Jan Švankmajer's tour of Sedlec Ossuary, constructed from over 50,000 human skeletons, victims of the Black Death.
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