Passages from Finnegan's Wake
“The film achieves the innocent effect of the great dream novel.... It touches myth, touches our old friend the collective unconscious.” -Stanley Kauffmann, New American Review.
“Mastersinger's verbalmusic still works its magic in the broadest immarginable.... Its dream sequences... featuring reverse footage, collages and montages... frequently are as challenging and witty as Joyce's prose.... It remains true to Joyce by coming full cycle.” -Time.
A joyously Joycean, fascinating, and imaginative film, a mixture of the aural - for Joyce's words are not only spoken but seen in subtitles - and the visual.