Call number: DVD-814



SVANKMAJER, Jan
The Collected Shorts of Jan Svankmajer

On 2 DVDs

DVD 1 consists of:

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

Froschberg Filmstudio, 1965
Screenplay Jan Svankmajer
Photography Peter Puluj

9 minutes
In Czech with English subtitles

AND

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

Loutkovy Film, Prague, 1966
Screenplay Jan Svankmajer
Photography J. Safár

10 minutes
In Czech with English subtitles

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SVANKMAJER, Jan
Etcetera

Loutkovy Film, Prague, 1966
Screenplay Jan Svankmajer
Photography J. Safár

7 minutes
In Czech with English subtitles

AND

SVANKMAJER, Jan
Picknick mit Weismann [Picnic with Weismann]

Studio A, 1969
Screenplay Jan Svankmajer
Photography Peter Puluj

13 minutes
In Czech with 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 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 English subtitles

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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

Total running time: 86 minutes
In Czech with English subtitles

DVD DVD 1
Region code 1
Aspect ratio
Languages English subtitles
Features Selected Jan Svankmajer artwork: drawings, puppets, ceramics
Trailer for Little Otik
'Economical Suicide', A Poem, 1½ minutes
Biographical sketch
Filmography
Title index
Essay 'Jan Svankmajer: Filmmaker as Alchemist' by Wendy Jackson Hall (in the box)
Selected poems (in the box)
Source Kimstim Video

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