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The Resource The collected shorts of Jan Svankmajer, directed by Jan Svankmajer

The collected shorts of Jan Svankmajer, directed by Jan Svankmajer

Label
The collected shorts of Jan Svankmajer
Title
The collected shorts of Jan Svankmajer
Statement of responsibility
directed by Jan Svankmajer
Title variation
  • Jan Svankmajer collection
  • Animator of Prague
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • cze
  • eng
  • eng
  • cze
Summary
"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. This is a collection of short works." -- Container
Member of
Cataloging source
BTCTA
Characteristic
videorecording
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1934-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Švankmajer, Jan
Language note
In Czech and English with English subtitles
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
KimStim, Inc
Runtime
153
Series statement
KimStim collection
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Motion pictures
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
The collected shorts of Jan Svankmajer, directed by Jan Svankmajer
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Collective title from container
  • Collective title on menu screen: Jan Svankmajer collection
  • Originally released 1965-1992, most made for divisions of Krátký Film Praha
  • Special features: Disc 1. Selected artwork ; Trailer for "Little Otik" ; Poem, "Economical suicide" ; Biographical sketch ; Filmography ; Alphabetical title index -- Disc 2. Selected artwork ; BBC documentary: "Animator of Prague" ; Poem "In the cellar" ; Biographical sketch ; Filmography ; Alphabetical title index
  • Special features on insert: Essay "Jan Svankmajer: Filmmaker as alchemist" ; Selected Jan Svankmajer artwork and poems
  • Kino on Video: KS2025
Accompanying material
1 insert
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Disc 1. Short films from 1965-1980: Hra s kameny = A game with stones / Froschberg Zeigt Filmstudio (1965, 9 min.) -- Rakvicǩaŕna = Punch and Judy / Loutkovy ́Film Praha (1966, 10 min.) -- Et cetera / Loutkovy ́Film Praha (1966, 7 min.) -- Picknick mit Weismann = Picnic with Weissmann / Studio A Zeigt (1969, 13 min.) -- Byt = The flat Loutkovy ́Film Praha / (1968, 13 min.) -- Tichy ́tyd́en v dome = A quiet week in the house / Krat́ky ́Film Studio (1969, 19 min.) -- Zańik domu Usheru = The fall of the House of Usher / Krat́ky ́Film Praha (1980, 15 min.) -- Disc 2. Short films from 1982-1992: Mozňosti dialogu = Dimensions of dialogue / Studio Jirǐh́o Trnky (1982, 12 min.) -- Do pivnice = Down to the cellar / Slovenska ́Filmova ́Tvorba (1983, 15 min.) -- Kyvadlo, jaḿa a nadeje = The pendulum, the pit and hope (1983, 16 min.) -- Zamilovane ́maso = Meat love (1988, 1 min.) -- Flora / [MTV] (1989, 20 sec.) -- Konec stalinismu v Cěchaćh = The death of Stalinism in Bohemia / BBC, Nomad Films (1990, 15 min.) -- Jid́lo = Food / Koninck International & Heart of Europe (1992, 17 min.)
Control code
61182983
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Extent
2 videodiscs (153 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
Colby: NO Public Performance Rights purchased; home or classroom use ONLY
Other physical details
sound, color and black and white
Publisher number
KS2025
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD format
Terms governing use
Colby: NO Public Performance Rights purchased; home or classroom use ONLY
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The collected shorts of Jan Svankmajer, directed by Jan Svankmajer
Publication
Note
  • Collective title from container
  • Collective title on menu screen: Jan Svankmajer collection
  • Originally released 1965-1992, most made for divisions of Krátký Film Praha
  • Special features: Disc 1. Selected artwork ; Trailer for "Little Otik" ; Poem, "Economical suicide" ; Biographical sketch ; Filmography ; Alphabetical title index -- Disc 2. Selected artwork ; BBC documentary: "Animator of Prague" ; Poem "In the cellar" ; Biographical sketch ; Filmography ; Alphabetical title index
  • Special features on insert: Essay "Jan Svankmajer: Filmmaker as alchemist" ; Selected Jan Svankmajer artwork and poems
  • Kino on Video: KS2025
Accompanying material
1 insert
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Disc 1. Short films from 1965-1980: Hra s kameny = A game with stones / Froschberg Zeigt Filmstudio (1965, 9 min.) -- Rakvicǩaŕna = Punch and Judy / Loutkovy ́Film Praha (1966, 10 min.) -- Et cetera / Loutkovy ́Film Praha (1966, 7 min.) -- Picknick mit Weismann = Picnic with Weissmann / Studio A Zeigt (1969, 13 min.) -- Byt = The flat Loutkovy ́Film Praha / (1968, 13 min.) -- Tichy ́tyd́en v dome = A quiet week in the house / Krat́ky ́Film Studio (1969, 19 min.) -- Zańik domu Usheru = The fall of the House of Usher / Krat́ky ́Film Praha (1980, 15 min.) -- Disc 2. Short films from 1982-1992: Mozňosti dialogu = Dimensions of dialogue / Studio Jirǐh́o Trnky (1982, 12 min.) -- Do pivnice = Down to the cellar / Slovenska ́Filmova ́Tvorba (1983, 15 min.) -- Kyvadlo, jaḿa a nadeje = The pendulum, the pit and hope (1983, 16 min.) -- Zamilovane ́maso = Meat love (1988, 1 min.) -- Flora / [MTV] (1989, 20 sec.) -- Konec stalinismu v Cěchaćh = The death of Stalinism in Bohemia / BBC, Nomad Films (1990, 15 min.) -- Jid́lo = Food / Koninck International & Heart of Europe (1992, 17 min.)
Control code
61182983
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Extent
2 videodiscs (153 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
Colby: NO Public Performance Rights purchased; home or classroom use ONLY
Other physical details
sound, color and black and white
Publisher number
KS2025
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD format
Terms governing use
Colby: NO Public Performance Rights purchased; home or classroom use ONLY
Video recording format
DVD

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