Director: Jan Svankmajer
An animated film involving destructive stones.
Alice sits in her room surrounded by toys and reads Lewis Carroll's story, which transports her, too, into a Wonderland ... Jan Svankmajer, the Czech master of animation, has fulfilled a lifetime ... More »
A condensed imaginative survey of Czechoslovakia's 42 years under communist rule-as seen through the eyes and mind of surrealist Jan Svankmajer. ... More »
Self-appointed 'militant surrealist' Jan Svankmajer describes his most recent film as a 'grotesque black comedy'. This latest work from the Czech director combines his signature Surrealist ... More »
Live action and animation combine to depict little girls encounter with fear down in the cellar, producing suspenseful and fantastic results . . . Jan Svankmajer has been making animation films since ... More »
... ... A Faust for our uncertain times from one of the world's most original filmmakers and brilliant animators. Abandon objective logic when you enter the wonderful world of Jan Svankmajer and ... More »