Director: Jan Svankmajer
An animated film involving destructive stones.
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 »
The film is meant as a warning against the modern dependencies of people, very often the obiects of our daily life which surround us will change their characteristics and turn on us. ... 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 »
With shades of David Lynch's Eraserhead, Jan Svankmajers Little Otik is an astonishing modern adaptation of a traditional Czech fairy-tale. Karel, the husband of a barren couple, attempts to console ... More »
Two tales by Edgar Allan Poe and Villiers de L'Isle Adam provided the inspiration for the story of human suffering and people's indomitable hope. The combined film method ... used and subtle art ... More »