Tale of Tales (15)

Comprising three wildly fantastical stories, including a queen who gives birth after eating a sea monster’s heart, an old peasant woman who finds youth after falling asleep in an enchanted forest and a proud king who raises a flea as his child, these are tales that your parents never dared tell you. Set in an epic landscape filled with a host of bizarre characters (played by a stunning ensemble cast of Salma Hayek, John C. Reilly, Vincent Cassel, Toby Jones and Stacy Martin), this outlandish, grotesque and beguiling fantasy world is like nothing you’ve seen before.

NB. Screening is in English, and Russian with English subtitles.

Running Time: 133mins

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‘It is gloriously mad, rigorously imagined, visually wonderful: erotic, hilarious and internally consistent’

Peter Bradshaw, The Guardian