Tale Of Tales Rated NR

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Synopsis

Sea monsters, monarchs, ogres, and sorcerers: Salma Hayek and John C. Reilly star in this breathtaking Baroque fantasy from the visionary director of Gomorrah. Based on three spellbinding stories of magic and the macabre by 17th-century folklorist Giambattista Basile, Tale of Tales unleashes a barrage of mind-bogglingly gorgeous and fantastical imagery as it brings to life the (mis)adventures of three kings: in the kingdom of Darkwood, the King (Reilly) and his Queen (Hayek) attempt to conceive a child through very unusual means; meanwhile, in Highhills, the none-too-bright monarch (Toby Jones) marries off his daughter to brutal ogre while developing a strange obsession with breeding a giant flea; and, the sex-obsessed crown of Strongcliff (Vincent Cassel) is in for a shock when the woman he falls in love with is not quite what she seems. Overflowing with surreal, dazzling surprises, this intoxicating cinematic spectacle is a delirious excursion into the dark heart of fairy tales.

Genre
Drama
Director
Matteo Garrone
Cast
Alba Rohrwacher, Salma Hayek, Stacy Martin
Release Date
April 22, 2016
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  • @gucky

    I went straight from Fantastic Fest to watching TALE OF TALES on the plane. I really am an incurable movie addict.

  • @Quasi_Kurtis

    @prettyapathetic Watch "Tale of Tales Official Trailer #1 (2016) - Salma Hayek, John C. Reilly Movie HD" on YouTube https://t.co/r0dHfNOVTx

  • @winonaflor

    RT @JamesFrancoTV: GARRONE is BACK!! 💥"TALE OF TALES"💥 My column on @indiewire LINK: https://t.co/iH4izihMPA https://t.co/4XsLyS9i2w

  • @roachcraft

    Tale Of Tales: Two minutes in I thought 'dear God let this be a parody or something.' It wasn't. Wow was that a terrible movie. #MFF2016

  • @FoppByresRoad

    Bad weather? Cheer yourself up with a bargin movie or 2. Martian, Tale of Tales & High Rise only £7 each + many more titles.

  • @MidnightVVLily

    Tale of Tales is a very odd movie

  • @althefierce

    Movie Night! Inception, The Hateful Eight, or Tale of Tales? 🍿🍿