The cinema of poetry — those films based on poems, inspired by the lives of poets, or films filled with emotional and imaginative visuals — has given us some of the most resonant works of art in movie history. 2,055 more words
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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
Legendary filmmaker Jan Švankmajer needs your help to produce his final feature film titled Insects.
“Jan Švankmajer (81) and his long-time producing partner Jaromír Kallista (77) are teaming up to make their last feature-length film.” 90 more words