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Jan Svankmajer

 

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Director / Screenwriter / Production Designer
1934 -
Born September 4, Prague, Czechoslovakia
Key Genres: Animation, Short Films, Comedy  TSPDT Rating: 7
Key Collaborators: Marie Zemanova (Editor), Jaromír Kallista (Producer), Pavel Novy (Leading Character Player), Eva Svankmajerova (Production Designer), Miroslav Spala (Cinematographer), Juraj Galvanek (Cinematographer), Svatopluk Maly (Cinematographer), Helena Lebduskova (Editor), Jiri Vanek (Producer), Jiri Labus (Character Player)
Recommended: Dimensions of Dialogue (1982), Alice (1988), Darkness/Light/Darkness (1990)
Worth a Look: A Quiet Week in the House (1969), The Male Game (1988), Food (1992), Conspirators of Pleasure (1996), Little Otik (2000), Lunacy (2005), Surviving Life (2010)
Approach with Caution: Leonarduv denik (1972)
Links: [ IMDB ] [ TCMDB ] [ All-Movie Guide ] [ Wikipedia ] [ The Jan Svankmajer Homepage ] [ Jan Svankmajer.com ] [ American Cinematheque ] [ Animated World Magazine Interview (1997) ]
Books: [ Dark Alchemy: The Films of Jan Svankmajer ]
DVD's: [ Amazon ]
Ain't Nobody's Blues But My Own: A Quiet Week in the House (1969)
 
 

 

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