A lighthearted homage to German Expressionism: Golgotha. She was the most powerful sorceress ever to live; but time and tribulation have reduced the once-feared Golgotha to a sick, old woman on her deathbed. In a rare moment of candor (and humility), she confesses her life story to a goblin named Minion, the last of her loyal foot servants. Her woeful tale reveals an obsession with a certain wooden-handled sword and, possibly, buried deep beneath her icy facade, a desire for love. However, even unto her dying breath, will Golgotha ever admit it? As we get to know this larger-than-life villain, we also meet a colorful cast of characters, including: King MacGuffin, a cruel tyrant who taxes his subjects to death, Prince Debonere, an ardorous Crusader who isn't quite prepared to wear his father's crooked crown, and Fritz, sidekick and best friend of the Prince, who has a particularly strong affection for the ladies. This reverse fairytale plays out Golgotha's tragic childhood, coming of ... Written by
In a tribute to German Expressionist silent films of the early 20th century, no one can hear you scream.
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Did You Know?
Fritz's exclamation upon seeing the dragon, "It's big and it's ugly and it's scaly!", was ad-libbed by actor Collin Guy as he worked himself into a frenzy. Karla loved it so much that she added a special intertitle for it. See more
References The Country Bears