Morgiana (1972)

Czechoslovakia, 1972
99m, 106m
35mm film, Eastmancolor
mono, Czech
Reviewed at The EOFFTV Review

A Czech horror film directed by Juraj Herz.

Plot Summary

Viktoria is driven mad with jealousy when her sister Klara inherits most of their father’s property. Things come to a violent head when Klara falls in love with a man who Viktoria also wants.

Credits

Crew
Director: Juraj Herz
© MCMLXXII [1972]
Ústrední Pujcovna Filmu Praha presents. Produced by Filmové studio Barrandov
Production Manager: Ladislav Hanus
Screenplay: Vladimír Bor and Juraj Herz
Based on the novel Jessie and Morgiana by Alexandra Grina
Assistant Director: Milos Kohout
Script Supervisor: Milena Velková
Chief Dramaturg: Ludvík Toman
Dramaturg Group Director: Milose Broze
Dramaturg: Vera Kalábová
Director of Photography: Jaroslav Kucera
Editor: Jaromír Janácek
Laboratory: Filmové Laboratory, Prague
Music: Lubos Fiser
Performed by: Filmovy Symfonicky Orchestr
Conductor: Frantisek Belfín
Sound Engineer: Frantisek Cerný
Costume Designer: Irena Greifová
Key Costumer: Miloslava Smídová
Make-up Artist: Ladislav Bacílek
Art Director: ak. arch Zbynek Hloch
Set Decorator: Jiri Rulik
[English] Subtitles: Vladimir Rocak, Nick Shimmin
Subtitles © SBS Australia 1995
Unit Managers: Radomir Hubácek, Jiri Ulrich

Cast
Iva Janzurová (Klára/Viktorie)
Josef Abrhám (Marek)
Nina Divísková (Otylie)
Petr Cepek (Glenar)
Josef Somr (Opilec)
Jirí Kodet (Bessant)
Jirí Lír (Dustojník)
Ivan Palúch (Karel)
Marie Drahokoupilová (Alzbeta)
Zuzana Fisárková (Mercedes)
Luka Rubanovicová
Jana Sedlmajerová (Eva)
Karel Augusta (Dr Mayer)
Drahomíra Fialková (Nela)
Jana Posseltová (Osetrovatelka)
Olga Przygrodská (Mladá sluzka)
Václav Vondrácek (Správce)
Stanislava Hojsáková (Rosa)
Helena Lisková
Zdena Michalicková
Marika Nicaja
Silva Severová
Jarmila Trzická
Vladka Veselá

References

Periodicals

  • Shock Cinema no.23 (2003) p.18 – review (by Steven Puchalski)