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Films By Jan Lenica

A bitter, pessimistic cartoon, showing man's utter helplessness in the face of forces stronger than himself. A man's home is invaded by the letter A'. Guile, flattery, magic, brute strenglh fail to remove this enemy. He gives up all hope—then discovers that 'A' has disappeared. After a period ... Read more
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 whose flowers evoke xundesired responses. ... Read more
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 1958 International Festival of Experimental Films in Brussels. ... Read more
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. ... Read more
'Landscape is a nightdream, a landscape of my mind, of my imagination. It evokes memories of the past, reflects the images of reality into the world of fantasy.' ... Jan Lenica ... Read more
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. ... Read more
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. ... Read more
Renaissance, "modern style" — decorative, erotic and fantastic. ... Lion of St. Marc, Venice Festival; Silver Medal, Padua Festival. ... Read more
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