Three Crowns of the Sailor (1983)

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Three Crowns of the Sailor (1983)
Directed by Raúl Ruiz

In this classically surreal fantasy, a sailor, known for telling tales, sees a student killing his teacher and decides to spin a few yarns for him. He tells the boy of his many adventures in exotic South American ports where he visited opium dens and stayed in cathouses. In such dark, dreamlike places, the sailor meets many strange, mystical characters.

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