Call number: DVD-1306



SVANKMAJER, Jan
The Complete Short Films

On 3 DVDs

DVD 1: Early shorts 1964-1972
This DVD contains the following 14 films:

SVANKMAJER, Jan
Poslední trik Pana Schwarcewalldea a Pana Edgara [The Last Trick of Mr Schwarcewallde and Mr Edgar]

Krátký Film, Prague, Dokumentární Film, 1964
Screenplay Jan Svankmajer
Photography Svatopluk Malý

11 minutes 30 seconds
No dialogue

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SVANKMAJER, Jan
J.S. Bach. Fantasia g moll [Johann Sebastian Bach: Fantasia in G Minor]

Krátký Film, Prague, Dokumentární Film, 1965
Producer Zdenek Novak
Screenplay Jan Svankmajer
Photography Svatopluk Malý

9 minutes 30 seconds
No dialogue

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SVANKMAJER, Jan
Spiel mit Steinen [A Game with Stones]

Froschberg Filmstudio, 1965
Screenplay Jan Svankmajer
Photography Peter Puluj

9 minutes
In Czech with optional English subtitles

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SVANKMAJER, Jan
Rakvickárna [Punch and Judy] [The Lych House or Coffin Factory]

Loutkovy Film, Prague, 1966
Screenplay Jan Svankmajer
Photography Jiri Safár

10 minutes
In Czech with optional English subtitles

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SVANKMAJER, Jan
Etcetera

Loutkovy Film, Prague, 1966
Screenplay Jan Svankmajer
Photography Jiri Safár

7 minutes
In Czech with optional English subtitles

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SVANKMAJER, Jan
Historia naturae (suita) [The History of Nature (A Suite)]

Krátký Film, Prague, Dokumentární Film, 1967
Screenplay Jan Svankmajer
Photography Zdenek Sibrava

9 minutes
No dialogue

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SVANKMAJER, Jan
Zahrada [The Garden]

Krátký Film, Prague, Dokumentární Film, 1968
Screenplay Jan Svankmajer
Photography Svatopluk Malý
Cast: J. Hálek, L. Kopriva

19 minutes
In Czech with optional English subtitles

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SVANKMAJER, Jan
Byt [The Flat]

Loutkovy Film, Prague, 1968
Screenplay Jan Svankmajer
Photography S. Malý

13 minutes
In Czech with optional English subtitles

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SVANKMAJER, Jan
Picknick mit Weismann [Picnic with Weismann]

Studio A, 1969
Screenplay Jan Svankmajer
Photography Peter Puluj

13 minutes
In Czech with optional English subtitles

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SVANKMAJER, Jan
Tichý týden v dome [A Quiet Week in the House]

Ústredni pujcovna filmu, 1969
Screenplay Jan Svankmajer
Photography S. Malý, K. Suzan

19 minutes
In Czech with optional English subtitles

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SVANKMAJER, Jan
Don Sajn [Don Juan]

Krátký Film, Prague, Dokumentární Film, 1970
Screenplay Jan Svankmajer
Photography Svatopluk Malý

31 minutes
In Czech with optional English subtitles

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SVANKMAJER, Jan
Kostnice [The Ossuary]

Krátký Film, Prague, 1970
Producer J. Soukup
Screenplay Jan Svankmajer
Photography Svatopluk Malý

10 minutes
In Czech with optional English subtitles
This film can be watched with alternative soundtracks - 'irascible tour guide' or music

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SVANKMAJER, Jan
Zvahlav aneb saticky Slameneho Huberta [Jabberwocky]

Krátký Film, Prague, Western Wood Studio, USA, 1971
Photography Boris Baromykin
Animation Vlasta Pospisilova
Music Zdenek Liska

14 minutes
In Czech with optional English subtitles

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SVANKMAJER, Jan
Leonarduv Denik [Leonardo's Diary]

Studio Jiriho Trnky, Prague, Corona Cinematografica, Rome, 1972
Photography Jiri Safár
Production design Vladimir Kladiva
Animation Vladimir Kladiva, karel Chocholin
Music Zdenek Liska

12 minutes
In Czech with optional English subtitles

DVD This is DVD 1: Early shorts 1964-1972
Region code 2
Aspect ratio 1.33:1 (except J.S. Bach. Fantasia g moll [Johann Sebastian Bach: Fantasia in G Minor] which is in 2.35: 1 Cinemascope)
Languages Optional English subtitles or English for the hard of hearing subtitles
Features Booklet and see Disc 3
Source British Film Institute

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