Call number: DVD-1307



SVANKMAJER, Jan
The Complete Short Films

On 3 DVDs

DVD 2: Late shorts 1979-1992
This DVD contains the following 12 films:

SVANKMAJER, Jan
Otrantský zámek [The Castle of Otranto]
Krátký Film, Prague, Studio Jiriho Trnky, 1977
Screenplay Jan Svankmajer, from the story by Horace Walpole
Photography Jiri Safár
Animation V. Vavreckova, K. Chocholín
Cast: Milos Frýba, Jarozlav Vozáb

17 minutes
No dialogue

AND

SVANKMAJER, Jan
Zanik Domu Usheru [The Fall of the House of Usher]
ústredni pujcovna filmu, 1980
Producer Viktor Mayer
Screenplay Jan Svankmajer, from Edgar Allan Poe's story
Photography Míla Spála

15 minutes
In Czech with optional English subtitles

AND

SVANKMAJER, Jan
Moznosti dialogu [Dimensions of dialogue] [Possibilities of Dialogue]
Studio Jiriho Trnky, Prague, 1982
Screenplay Jan Svankmajer
Photography Vladimir Malik

12 minutes
In Czech with optional English subtitles

AND

SVANKMAJER, Jan
Do pivnice [Down to the cellar]
Slovenská pozicovna filmov, Bratislava, 1982
Screenplay Jan Svankmajer
Photography Juraj Galvánek

15 minutes
In Czech with optional English subtitles

AND

SVANKMAJER, Jan
Kyvadlo, jáma a nadeje [The Pendulum, the Pit and Hope]
Kratki film, Prague, 1983
Screenplay Jan Svankmajer, based on motifs from Edgar Allan Poe and Villiers de L'Isle Adam
Photography Miloslav Spála

14 minutes
In Czech with optional English subtitles

AND

SVANKMAJER, Jan
Muzné hry [Manly Games] [Virile Games]
Krátký Film, Prague, Studio Jiriho Trnky, 1988
Screenplay Jan Svankmajer
Photography Miloslav Spála
Animation Bedrich Glaser
Actor Miroslav Kuchar

14 minutes
No dialogue

AND

SVANKMAJER, Jan
Another Kind of Love
Virgin Records, Nomad Films, West Germany, Koninck International, UK, 1988
Music video for Hugh Cornwell
Producer Jaromír Kallista Photography Svatopluk Malý Animation Bedrich Glaser Music / cast Hugh Cornwell

4 minutes
In Czech with optional English subtitles

AND

SVANKMAJER, Jan
Zamilované maso [Meat Love]
MTV, USA, Nomad Films, West Germany, Koninck International, UK, 1988
Producer Jaromír Kallista
Screenplay Jan Svankmajer
Photography Svatopluk Malý
Animation Bedrich Glaser

1 minute
In Czech with optional English subtitles

AND

SVANKMAJER, Jan
Tma, svetlo, tma [Darkness, Light, Darkness]
Kratky film, Studio Jiriho Trnky, 1989
Screenplay Jan Svankmajer
Production design Jan Svankmajer
Photography Miroslav Spála
Animation Bedrich Glaser

7½ minutes
No dialogue

AND

SVANKMAJER, Jan
Flora
MTV, USA, 1989
Producer Jaromír Kallista
Screenplay Jan Svankmajer
Animation Bedrich Glaser

29 seconds
In Czech with optional English subtitles

AND

SVANKMAJER, Jan Konec stalinismu v Cechách [The Death of Stalinism in Bohemia]
BBC TV, in association with Nomad Films, 1990
Producer Jaromír Kallista
Screenplay Jan Svankmajer
Photography Svatopluk Malý
Animation Bedrich Glaser

10 minutes
In Czech with optional English subtitles

AND

SVANKMAJER, Jan
Jídlo [Food]
The Jan Svankmajer - Jaromír Kallista Creative Group, a Konninck International and
Heart of Europe Co-production in association with Channel 4, 1992
Producer Jaromír Kallista
Screenplay Jan Svankmajer
Photography Svatopluk Malý
Animation Bedrich Glaser

17 minutes
In Czech with optional English subtitles

DVD This is DVD 2: Late shorts 1979-1992
Region code 2
Aspect ratio 1.33:1
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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