Films & Other Videos
Films with: Švankmajer, Jan
- Alice: A little girl follows an elusive White Rabbit and so begins this dream expedition into the landscape of childhood, combining techniques of animation, puppet theatre and live action in Švankmajer's surreal version of Alice's adventures in Wonderland. Darkness light darkness: A man literally constructs himself within the confines of a very small room -- a potent allegory of Svankmajer's life in Eastern Europe.
- DVD 1079
- Collected shorts of Jan Svankmajer
- "Utilizing a delirious combination of puppets, humans, stop-motion animation and live action, Svankmajer's films conjure up a dreamlike universe that is at once dark, macabre, witty and perversely visceral. This is a collection of short works"--Container.
- DVD 4359
- Little Otik Otesánek /
- In this adaptation of a Czech legend about an infertile couple, a husband presents a tree stump that physically resembles a baby to console his wife. When she treats it like a real baby, it comes to life and acquires a monstrous appetite.
- DVD 4360
- Spiklenci slasti Conspirators of pleasure /
- A partially animated, surreal comedy without dialog, about six individuals and their sexual fantasies and fetishes which usually involve bizarre, homemade autoerotic contraptions.
- DVD 832