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Woman as a Flower

France, 1965 (MIFF 1967, Programme 22)

Director: Jan Lenica

Renaissance, "modern style" — decorative, erotic and fantastic.

Lion of St. Marc, Venice Festival; Silver Medal, Padua Festival.

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Poland, 1958
A young woman daydreams about her past; her emotions are expressed by a series of surrealistic images. ... This experimental film, the work of two Polish artists, was awarded the Grand Prix at the 19… More »

Labyrinth

Poland, 1962
Diverse animation techniques cieate in this film a cruel and absurd world from which escape is impossible — anyone caught up in this Kafka-like nightmare can only persist, undeterred. ... More »

The Rhinoceros

West Germany, 1963
Based on Eugene Ionesco's play, this is an animated film waning that by conforming to patterns and living en masse, people will become rhinoceroses. ... More »

Fantorro of The Revenge of the Flowers

Germany, 1973
Jan Lenica's latest cartoon is about a man who thinks he is superman— but his best intentions to help humanity al! misfire. Lenica finds a parallel between his hero and the flower children whos… More »

Paradise

Germany, 1972
Jan Lenica's macabre cartoon film about a man who, fed up with the world, tries to reach paradise by using a time machine. But the paradise he finds turns out to be a bitter disappointment. ... More »

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