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Švankmajer, Jan 1934-

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Alice by Jan Švankmajer( Visual )

84 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 770 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alice: A little girl follows an elusive White Rabbit and so begins this dream expedition into the landscape of childhood, combining techniques of animation, puppet theatre and live action in Švankmajer's surreal version of Alice's adventures in Wonderland
Touching and imagining : an introduction to tactile art by Jan Švankmajer( )

20 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 484 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Written after the author stopped directing films and based around his tactile art objects, poems, experiments and games, also includes dialogues with and artworks by other Czech and Slovak surrealist artists
Faust by Jan Švankmajer( Visual )

44 editions published between 1994 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 418 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Svankmajer's long awaited follow up to his acclaimed 'Alice' is an equally astonishing version of the myth of Dr. Faustus. Merging live action with stop-motion and claymation
Little Otik = Otesánek by Jan Švankmajer( Visual )

40 editions published between 2000 and 2017 in Czech and English and held by 278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Feature film from the Czech Republic. Comedy. To mollify his child-obsessed wife, Karel presents her with a tree root shaped into a baby-like form. The 'baby' has a ferocious appetite, to the point of devouring the family cat, the postman and others
European short films( Visual )

6 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in Multiple languages and English and held by 183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The second collection of European short films from Cinema16. This specially compiled two-disc edition of classic, cult and award winning shorts from European filmmakers marks the launch of Cinema16 in the US. It features previously unseen short films and early works by some of today's most notable European filmmakers, as well as award-winning films from its rising stars. The release features some of the best shorts from Cinema16's previous releases as well as some new additions
Spiklenci slasti( Visual )

12 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spiklenci slasti: Modern-day Prague is the setting for the story of a partially animated, surreal comedy without dialog, about six individuals and their sexual fantasies and fetishes which usually involve bizarre, homemade autoerotic contraptions
Lunacy( Visual )

11 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in Czech and English and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young man becomes involved with a decadent marquis and his lavish and kinky lifestyle in 19th century France. Features mix of live action and stop-motion animation
The ossuary : and other tales( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in Czech and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The last trick: two magicians compete attempt to out-do each other in an escalating competition ; Don Juan: chronicles the life of the title character ; The garden: a man visits a friend in his garden and discovers some unusual practices ; Historia naturae: a study of various animal species ; Johann Sebastian Bach: an array of visual images accompany a pianist playing a piece by Bach ; The ossuary: a journey around the Sedlec Ossuary, a monument made of the skeletons of thousands of Black Death victims ; The Otrants Castle: a documentary-style story of a castle ; Darkness light darkness: the component parts of a human body go about reconstructing themselves into a whole ; Manly games: a spectator becomes drawn into an especially violent game of football
The collected shorts of Jan Svankmajer : the later years( Visual )

5 editions published in 2003 in Czech and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Utilizing a combination of puppets, humans, stop-motion animation and live-action, Svankmajer's films conjure up a surreal universe that is at once dark, macabre and witty
The collected shorts of Jan Svankmajer : the early years( Visual )

6 editions published in 2003 in Czech and English and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Utilizing a combination of puppets, humans, stop-motion animation and live-action, Svakmajer's films conjure up a surreal universe that is at once dark, macabre and witty
Cinema 16 : European short films by Lukas Moodysson( Visual )

7 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in English and Multiple languages and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Celebrates some of the best short films to have come out of Europe in the last half-century. The majority of the films are accompanied by original audio commentaries, almost always by the directors themselves. Includes many of the early works by now famous filmmakers. Ridley Scott, Lars von Trier, Juan Solanas, Jan Svankmajer and Christopher Nolan are represented
The collected shorts of Jan Svankmajer( Visual )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and Czech and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Utilizing a delirious combination of puppets, humans, stop-motion animation, and live action, Svankmajer's films conjure up a dreamlike universe that is at once dark, macabre, witty, and perversely visceral
Švankmajer's Faust : the script : including a preface by the author and excerpts from his diary kept during filming by Jan Švankmajer( Book )

7 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alice : Darkness light darkness by Jan Švankmajer( Visual )

11 editions published between 1988 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Darkness light darkness: A man literally constructs himself within the confines of a very small room -- a potent allegory of Svankmajer's life in Eastern Europe
Scenes from the surreal( Visual )

2 editions published between 1990 and 1993 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

3 animated films by Svankmajer and a documentary about him and his techniques. In the 1st animated film, a fragmented man tries to rebuild his body with help & hindrance from some very insistent body parts ; the 2nd is about a soccer match in which "taking out a man" is more important than scoring goals ; the 3rd is an iconoclastic and humorous look at the mythic downfall of Stalinism in Czechoslovakia
Jan Svankmejer, alchemist of the surreal : the world renowned master of animation( Visual )

2 editions published between 1982 and 1990 in Czech and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Five works of the master Czech animator showing his use of a wide assortment of techniques and crafts
Jan Švankmajer : courts métrages by Jan Švankmajer( Visual )

11 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

6 courts métrages du grand maître de l'animation en volume. Indispensable pour tout fan d'animation. Jan Svankmajer est lun des cinéastes danimation tchèques les plus importants de sa génération. La vision novatrice de cet artiste aux multiples talents, membre du groupe surréaliste de Prague, repousse les limites de notre imagination. Avec un formidable brio technique, il nous soumet une perception inédite du monde qui provoque chez le spectateur une jubilation sans égale. En image par image ou en prises de vues réelles, ces six courts-métrages nous font pénétrer un univers unique et profondément personnel où la comédie se mêle à lonirisme et au fantastique
Conspirators of pleasure ; Food( Visual )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Food: A surreal and humorous look at breakfast, lunch, and dinner. 1993 (14 min.)
Conspirators of pleasure by Jan Švankmajer( Visual )

17 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"From surrealist master Jan Švankmajer comes 'Conspirators of Pleasure', a journey into the extremes of erotic fetishism and obsessions of the human heart"--Container
The collected shorts of Jan Svankmajer by Jan Švankmajer( Visual )

6 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This collection of short films by the surrealist film-maker Jan Svakmajer uses a combination of puppets, humans, stop-motion animation and live action to create a dreamlike universe at once dark, macabre, witty and perversely visceral
 
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Alternative Names
Jan Svankmajer

Jan Švankmajer Cinéaste et artiste tchèque

Jan Švankmajer cseh filmrendező

Jan Švankmajer Czech animator, photographer and director

Jan Švankmajer czeski reżyser

Jan Švankmajer regista e sceneggiatore ceco

Jan Švankmajer tschechischer surrealistischer Filmemacher, Poet, Zeichner und Objektkünstler

Jan Švankmajer Tsjechisch filmregisseur

Jans Švankmajers

Jans Švankmajers čehu kinorežisors un mākslinieks

Schuvankumeieru, Yan.

Schuvankumeieru, Yan 1934-

Svankmajer, Jan

Svankmajer, Jan 1934-

Švankmajers, Jans, 1934-

Svankmayer, Jan 1934-

Шванкмайер, Ян

Ян Шванкмаер

Ян Шванкмаєр

یان شوانکمایر

슈반크마이에르, 얀 1934-

얀 슈반크마예르

쯔반크마이어, 얀 1934-

シュヴァンクマイエル, ヤン

シュワンクマイエル, ヤン

ヤン・シュヴァンクマイエル

ヤン・シュヴァンクマイエル チェコ人のアニメーション作家、写真家

楊·斯凡克梅耶

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