Director: Jan Svankmajer
An animated film involving destructive stones.
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 »
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 »
Civilisation exists on the backs of starving millions, but also at the expense of future generations. Civilisation survives by stuffing itself at all costs with the cannibalising of culture ... 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 »
The latest offering from the great Czech animator proves that the original is always the best. ... "With this body, senses and existence, a being fills an empty room, but this existence is unsteady ... More »