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Něco z Alenky (Alice)

Director: Jan Švankmajer
Release Date: August 3, 1988
Rating: ★★★★★ ♕
Review:

Of all classic literature, Lewis Carroll’s ‘Alice in Wonderland’ is certainly the most dreamlike, and it’s no wonder that it came to the attention of Czech master surrealist Jan Švankmajer. 563 more words

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"Tma/Svetlo/Tma" (1989), by Jan Švankmajer

Description (from IMDb): “A human body gradually reconstructs itself as its various component parts crowd themselves into a small room and eventually, after much experimentation, sort out which part goes where.” 25 more words

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Kyvadlo, jáma a naděje (The Pendulum, the Pit and Hope)

Director: Jan Švankmajer
Release Date: 1983
Rating: ★★★★½
Review:

After his not all too successful adaptation of ‘The Fall of the House of Usher… 164 more words

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Do pivnice (Down the Cellar)

Director: Jan Švankmajer
Release Date: 1983
Rating: ★★★★★
Review:

In ‘Down to the Cellar’ Jan Švankmajer explores the fears of a child.

The film’s story is pretty straightforward: we watch a little girl (engagingly played by young Monika Belo-Cabanová) descending the stairs. 225 more words

★★★★★

Možnosti dialogu (Dimensions of Dialogue)

Director: Jan Švankmajer
Release Date: 1982
Rating: ★★★★★ ♕
Review:

Together with ‘Jabberwocky‘ (1971), ‘Dimensions of a Dialogue’ can be considered Švankmajer’s masterpiece. 456 more words

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Jan Svankmajer - Finally getting there... #14

My last update was final character design, but now my update is a final film. I have almost finished it.

Firstly I would like to say that I am so proud of myself. 152 more words

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Zánik domu Usherů (The Fall of the House of Usher)

Director: Jan Švankmajer
Release Date: 1980
Rating: ★★
Review:

Jan Švankmajer retells this famous story by Edgar Allen Poe using a narrating voice over and black and white images of several different objects. 122 more words

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