Carnival of Souls

I watched Carnival of Souls, an unusual low budget horror film which became cult over time and also a major inspiration for David Lynch. And indeed, apart from the solid craftsmanship, it´s deep fucking shit. You see, it is about the gradual loss of soul, due to weakness and disconnectedness from the whole, resulting in destructive madness, entropy and annihilation; in a world where lack of competence, personal depth and understanding is the rule among people; not that anyone is truly to blame; it´s simply a place of eerie inhabitants, where the living are mirrored by the undead. Meditate about that.

Independent horror film. The film has a large cult following and is occasionally screened at film and Halloween festivals. It has been cited as an important …