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1.0 out of 5 stars Profits are for the many not the few, 12 Jun 2014
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Jan Svankmajer - The Complete Short Films [DVD]
Jan Svankmajer - The Complete Short Films [DVD]
Dvd ~ Jan Svankmajer
Price: 28.37

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5.0 out of 5 stars Another kind of love, 10 Jun 2007
At last! The finest collection of Svankmajer short films yet! If anybody can make it, the BFI in London has already released the set - I have my copy - before the official release date of 25th June.

It doesn't disappoint - the original version of the Ossuary is in here with the soundtrack that was banned upon release in 1970 - well worth seeing for the irascible 'tour guide'.

Special features include the first film that Svankmajer worked on - Johannes Doktor Faust (1958), excerpts from Nick Carter in Prague (1977), a French documentary - Les Chimeres des Svankmajer (2001), an interview for Czech TV in 2001, the homage to Jan Svankmajer by the Brothers Quay - The Cabinet of Jan Svankmajer (1984) and a trailer for Sileni (Lunacy).

This is the ultimate collection of shorts and more than lives up to expectations. Having loved Svankmajer since Channel 4 started showing his films in the UK in the 80s, this collection has been long overdue, and thankfully the wait is over.

Complete Listings:

*Disc One*

The Last Trick (1964)

JS Bach - Fantasy in G Minor (1965)

A Game with Stones (1965)

Punch and Judy (1966)

Et Cetera (1966)

Historia, Naturae, Suita (1967)

The Garden (1968)

The Flat (1968)

Picnic with Weissman (1968)

A Quiet Week in the House (1969)

Don Juan (1969)

The Ossuary (1970) (Both versions)

Jabberwocky (1971)

Leonardo's Diary (1972)

*Disc Two*

The Castle of Otranto (1979)

The Fall of the House of Usher (1980)

Dimensions of Dialogue (1982)

Down to the Cellar (1983)

The Pendulum, the Pit and Hope (1983)

Virile Games (1988)

Another Kind of Love (1988)

Meat Love (1988)

Darkness-Light-Darkness (1989)

Flora (1989)

The Death of Stalinism in Bohemia (1990)

Food (1992)

*Disc Three - Extras*

Johannes Doktor Faust (1958)

Nick Carter in Prague (1977, excerpts)

The Cabinet of Jan Svankmajer (1984)

Les Chimeres des Svankmajer (2001)

Czech TV Interview (2001)

Lunacy trailer (2005)


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