Skip to main content

Franz Kafka

Poland, 1991 (MIFF 1992, Animation)

Director: Piotr Dumala

Black and-white images show Kafka's world through the eyes of his childhood and sexual­ly-aware adolescence, up to his creative period (occasionally taking his viewpoint from that of an insect) This is achieved through brilliant draughtsmanship combined with an insightful interpretation of Kafka's psyche A beautiful, evocative animation which can be appreciated even if unfamiliar with Kafka's work (DU)

See also...

Tuning Instruments

Described by its maker as 'film poetry'. Tuning Instruments is driven by a haunting, dissonant soundscape and ceaseless­ly morphing images where every shift of gear is a change in mood and style ... More »

Toxic Trip

A man wakes up, he goes to work. Everywhere he goes to he encounters pollution. By taking this psychedelic 'trip' into a surreal world you are reminded and even warned to protect the environment. ... More »

Rex the Runt - Dreams/Dinosaurs

Meet Rex, the latest in the Oscar-winning Aardman's gallery of plasticine pups, bears, turtles and parrots, in two brief but punchy pilots, Dreams and Dinosaurs. ... More »

Slow Bob in the Lower Dimensions

It is night. The puppet twins awaken and sneak up the attic stairs to spy on their stupid stepbrother. Bob, sleeping on the ceiling, is awakened by friendly lizards and sent off to the second ... More »

Pegged In

Have you ever wondered how that peg got into your Y-fronts? This light-hearted anima­tion explores the secret life of your washing basket, and the playful antics of some playful washing pegs. (SS) More »

Select a festival
Search The Film Archive
Browse By Director