At about 27 minutes, there's a lovely glassed-in aviary I'd love to have.
Films de France says, "The 1963 remake of Judex is regarded more highly today than when it was first released, partly because Franju’s reputation as a filmmaker has risen substantially in recent years." Ferdy on Films has a long article with several screen shots and a detailed plot description. Only the Cinema concludes by saying it is:
a compelling tribute to the silent cinema and the conventions of classic, pulpy genre storytelling. This film takes what might've been a straightforward story and infuses it with a moody visual sensibility and a subtly surrealist perspective that really locates the magic and mystery in these well-worn genre archetypes.Rotten Tomatoes has no critics score but an audience score of 76%.