Happily Ever After

Happily Ever After

9 Episodes

These seductive, deviant adult fairy tales may not make great bedtime stories, but they are guaranteed to produce fever dreams.

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Happily Ever After
  • Introducing Happily Ever After

    Episode 1

  • I Married a Witch

    Episode 2

    Directed by René Clair • 1942 • United States
    Starring Veronica Lake, Fredric March, Susan Hayward

    Veronica Lake casts a seductive spell as a charmingly vengeful sorceress in this supernatural screwball classic. Many centuries after cursing the male descendants of the Salem puritan who sent her ...

  • Beauty and the Beast

    Episode 3

    Directed by Jean Cocteau • 1946 • France
    Starring Jean Marais, Josette Day, Mila Parély

    Jean Cocteau’s sublime adaptation of Mme. Leprince de Beaumont’s fairy-tale masterpiece—in which the pure love of a beautiful girl melts the heart of a feral but gentle beast—is a landmark of motion picture f...

  • Ugetsu
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    Episode 4

    Ugetsu

    Episode 4

    Directed by Kenji Mizoguchi • 1953 • Japan
    Starring Machiko Kyo, Masayuki Mori, Kinuyo Tanaka

    By the time he made UGETSU, Kenji Mizoguchi was already an elder statesman of Japanese cinema, fiercely revered by Akira Kurosawa and other directors of a younger generation. And with this exquisite ...

  • Donkey Skin

    Episode 5

    Directed by Jacques Demy • 1970 • France
    Starring Catherine Deneuve, Jean Marais, Delphine Seyrig

    In this lovingly crafted, wildly eccentric adaptation of a classic French fairy tale, Jacques Demy casts Catherine Deneuve as a princess who must go into hiding as a scullery maid in order to fend o...

  • Valerie and Her Week of Wonders

    Episode 6

    Directed by Jaromil Jireš • 1970 • Czechoslovakia
    Starring Jaroslava Schallerová, Helena Anyžová, Petr Kopriva

    A girl on the verge of womanhood finds herself in a sensual fantasyland of vampires, witchcraft, and other threats in this eerie and mystical movie daydream. VALERIE AND HER WEEK OF WON...

  • The Magic Flute

    Episode 7

    Directed by Ingmar Bergman • 1975 • Sweden
    Starring Josef Köstlinger, Irma Urrila, Håkan Hagegård

    This scintillating screen version of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s beloved opera showcases Ingmar Bergman’s deep knowledge of music and gift for expressing it cinematically. Casting some of Europe’s fin...

  • Black Moon

    Episode 8

    Directed by Louis Malle • 1975 • France, Germany
    Starring Cathryn Harrison, Joe Dallesandro, Thérèse Ghiese

    Louis Malle meets Lewis Carroll in this bizarre and bewitching trip down the rabbit hole. After skirting the horrors of a mysterious war being waged in the countryside, beautiful young Lil...

  • Wings of Desire

    Episode 9

    Directed by Wim Wenders • 1987 • Germany, France
    Starring Bruno Ganz, Solveig Dommartin, Peter Falk

    WINGS OF DESIRE is one of cinema’s loveliest city symphonies. Bruno Ganz is Damiel, an angel perched atop buildings high over Berlin who can hear the thoughts—fears, hopes, dreams—of all the peopl...