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The Epic Film Challenge II
#44 – Alice (1988)
Dir. Jan Švankmajer
Starring: Kristýna Kohoutová
The forty-forth installment of the Epic Film Challenge II, a surreal, bizarre blend of stop motion animation, live action, and the classic Lewis Carroll tale Alice in Wonderland, from Jan Švankmajer: Alice. 47 more words
Just like his category fluid films, Jan Svankmajer refuses to be pigeon holed as a one kind of filmmaker.
“Animators tend to construct a closed world for themselves, like pigeon fanciers or rabbit breeders.” Svankmajer stated in an interview, “I never call myself an animated filmmaker because I am interested not in animation techniques or creating a complete illusion, but in bringing life to everyday objects.” 92 more words