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I saw a black & white film on tv at my grandparents house in the late 60’s or early 70’s. The scenes I recall were magical and captivating. I recall a castle that was under a spell and it had become overgrown and all occupants were “asleep” frozen in time. When they were restored, the scene was joyous. I also recall a “hero” figure who had to climb overgrown vines and obstacles to reach the castle to rescue it. I have been searching the internet for years trying to find this film with no success. I realize that some story elements are similar to Sleeping Beauty/Bri
Found this article on Keoma that expresses thoughts similar to my own on Keoma. You have to think of Keoma as Western Mythology. But I'll go even a bit further than Griffin below and say Keoma is a mythological hero, is already from the land of the dead and he rides out of the underworld (the battlefield ruined town), he goes back to the town on the edge of the Elysian Plains, the witch is DEATH the girl is LIFE, at the end, DEATH is holding the newborn LIFE. http://uashome.alaska.edu/~dfgriffin/website/keoma.htm TCM needs to screen this one. Film as Art, Danel Griffin: