“Tichý týden v dome” (1969) - Jan Švankmajer
Detail of the grave monument ofhurch in Châteauneuf-sur-Loire, France.
The mummified heart is said to be that of vampire Auguste Delagrance, responsible for the deaths of more than forty people back in the 1900, a period of vampirism in the USA. When he was identified, Delagrance was hunted down by a Romano Catholic priest and a Voodoo Hougan, and was destroyed in 1912. (x)