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* BiTheWay: Valerie strikes up a romance with Orlik, but hooks up with Hedvika during a rough patch between them.


* WomanInWhite: Valerie with her white smock and, more dramatically, Babicka, who often is covered up in a white Victorian dress with white gloves (her skin and hair are also whitish).

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* WomanInWhite: Valerie with her white smock and, more dramatically, Babicka, who often is covered up in a white Victorian dress with white gloves (her skin and hair are also whitish).


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* BiTheWay: Valerie strikes up a romance with Orlik, but hooks up with Hedvika during a rough patch between them.
* BigBad: Tchor the Polecat, the vampire who keeps trying to steal Valerie's youth.


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* CharacterNameAndTheNounPhrase


!!Valerie and Her Week of Tropes:

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!!Valerie and Her Week Tropes of Tropes:
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-->--'''Orlík'''

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-->--'''Orlík'''
-->-- '''Orlík'''


* SinisterMinister: The sleazy Gracián and, as eventually revealed, [[spoiler: Tchoř.]]

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* SinisterMinister: The sleazy Gracián and, as eventually revealed, [[spoiler: Tchoř.]]]] Borderlines on PedophilePriest.


'''''Valerie and Her Week of Wonders''''' (the original title is ''Valerie A Týden Divů'' -- "Valerie's Week in Wonderland") is a Surrealist Czech New Wave horror/fantasy film from 1970, directed by Jaromil Jireš. The plot, as far as can be discerned, concerns young teenage Valerie, who lives with her severely prim grandmother. Her earrings are stolen one night and then returned the next day, after which a strange and sometimes disturbing phantasmagoria commences.

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'''''Valerie ''Valerie and Her Week of Wonders''''' Wonders'' (the original title is ''Valerie A Týden Divů'' -- "Valerie's Week in Wonderland") is a Surrealist Czech New Wave horror/fantasy film from 1970, directed by Jaromil Jireš. The plot, as far as can be discerned, concerns young teenage Valerie, who lives with her severely prim grandmother. Her earrings are stolen one night and then returned the next day, after which a strange and sometimes disturbing phantasmagoria commences.


* AnimalThemeNaming: Tchoř ("Weasel") and Orlík ("Eaglet").

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* AnimalThemeNaming: Tchoř ("Weasel") ("Polecat") and Orlík ("Eaglet").


* HeroicBastard: Orlík and Valerie too, since she is the daughter of a bishp and a young nun.

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* HeroicBastard: Orlík and Valerie too, since she is the daughter of a bishp bishop and a young nun.


* ComingOfAgeStory
* CorruptChurch

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* ComingOfAgeStory
ComingOfAgeStory: That blatantly starts with Valerie's menarche.
* CorruptChurchCorruptChurch: The film shows an uncomfortable size of corrupt churchmen and nuns.



* GainaxEnding

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* GainaxEndingGainaxEnding: [[spoiler: Was it all a dream? Is Babicka dead? And Valerie's parents? The ending it's ambiguous at his best.]]



* IncestSubtext

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* IncestSubtextHeroicBastard: Orlík and Valerie too, since she is the daughter of a bishp and a young nun.
* IncestSubtext: Well, where do we start?



* ParentalAbandonment
* SceneryPorn

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* ParentalAbandonment
ParentalAbandonment: Valerie's mother died long time ago, and since her father was a bishop she never met him.
* SceneryPornSceneryPorn: Worthy of a Pre-Raphaelite painting.


-->-- Orlík

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-->-- Orlík
-->--'''Orlík'''



This CultClassic has garnered an alternative soundtrack courtesy of the band The Valerie Project who perform their score over the film at screenings, and has been referenced by other artists including OfMontreal and Broadcast.

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This CultClassic has garnered an alternative soundtrack courtesy of the band The Valerie Project who perform their score over the film at screenings, and has been referenced by other artists including OfMontreal Music/OfMontreal and Broadcast.



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!!Valerie and Her Week of Tropes:


'''Valerie and Her Week of Wonders''' (the original title is ''Valerie A Týden Divů'' -- "Valerie's Week in Wonderland") is a Surrealist Czech New Wave horror/fantasy film from 1970, directed by Jaromil Jireš. The plot, as far as can be discerned, concerns young teenage Valerie, who lives with her severely prim grandmother. Her earrings are stolen one night and then returned the next day, after which a strange and sometimes disturbing phantasmagoria commences.

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'''Valerie '''''Valerie and Her Week of Wonders''' Wonders''''' (the original title is ''Valerie A Týden Divů'' -- "Valerie's Week in Wonderland") is a Surrealist Czech New Wave horror/fantasy film from 1970, directed by Jaromil Jireš. The plot, as far as can be discerned, concerns young teenage Valerie, who lives with her severely prim grandmother. Her earrings are stolen one night and then returned the next day, after which a strange and sometimes disturbing phantasmagoria commences.


* WomanInWhite: Valerie with her white smock and, more dramatically, Babicka, who often is covered up in a white Victorian dress with white gloves (her skin and hair are also whitish).

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* WomanInWhite: Valerie with her white smock and, more dramatically, Babicka, who often is covered up in a white Victorian dress with white gloves (her skin and hair are also whitish).whitish).
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