OPENS JUNE 4, CERT 12A, 117 MINS Considered outrageous in 1935, Jacques Feyder's intriguing satire is not just a worthy archive trophy but a true oddity. Even now, there's something bewitchingly bonkers about it. It holds its own logic, and, if a little long for a comedy of politics, it's brain food to show up a concept like The Stepford Wives. In fact Feyder and wife Françoise Rosay, who stars, simultaneously made a German version entitled The Clever Women. Said women come to the fore when Spanish soldiers invade Flanders in 1616. The Flemish men hide, the mayor plays possum.

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La Kermesse Héroique (Carnival In Flanders)

OPENS JUNE 4, CERT 12A, 117 MINS

Considered outrageous in 1935, Jacques Feyder’s intriguing satire is not just a worthy archive trophy but a true oddity. Even now, there’s something bewitchingly bonkers about it. It holds its own logic, and, if a little long for a comedy of politics, it’s brain food to show up a concept like The Stepford Wives. In fact Feyder and wife Fran