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JAN SVANKMAJER : GOTHIC SHORTS & FAUST.

14-12-13. Manage to Finish Work Early. Dash to the Showroom. CZ & Slovak Sheffield Forum. Wanting CZ Film Content Shown at the Showroom. So Give them My Support. In Watching the Jan Svankmajer Special. Talk by Michael Brooke. From the BFI. Expert on this Subject. Horror, Vampire Films. Romania, Hungry, Too Near to Home. CZ, We have No Problems !. Jan Svankmajer. Czech Film Maker, Animator. Born in Praha. Loved Children. As they have No Limits to their Imagination. Collector of things. No Joke, had Collection of Masturbation Machine Drawings. Everybody to Their Own !. Was Hugely Influenced by Guiseppe Arcimboldo, Brothers Quay, Tim Burton. I see Salavador Dali. Puppetry is a Big Grounding in Animation, in the CZ. World Leaders, I Would Say. Jan Expert also in Clay Animation, & Tactile Images. Gothic Shorts. Many Filmed on Small Film. Rakvickama. Punch & Judy. Lost in Translation. Judy, Really a Clown. Real Star, a Guinea - Pig !. The Pendulum, The Pit & Hope. Escapes by Rats Eating Through His Bonds. Liked This a Lot. Then Castle of Otranto. Horace Walpole Book. This Done by Pseudo- Documentary. Book Based in Italy. Though much Rights Issues of Ownership, in CZ. Work suits the CZ. Second Edgar Allan Poe Feature. The Fall of the House of Usher. UK Narrated. OK. Liked the First Two Features, Better. Interval. Wonderful Homemade White Chocolate & Gingerbread Ice Cream. More on Jan. Surrealist, Married to S. Painter. Clip of Death of Stalinism in Utopia. Out Of the Body, Comes Gottwald !. Bet this Went Down Really Well. With the Authority,s !. He was Banned for a Time. He Really Liked Rodolf 2. Also a Big Collector. Jan also Collaborates with the Laterna Magika, Black Light Theatre. Revealing Clip of Early Jan Film, Moving Stones. Filmed in Austria. I would love to Watch his Film " Alice ". Second Half Continues. With Main Event Faust. Winner of the Cannes Film Festival. Glorious Mix of Clay Animation, Puppetry, & Real Life Action. You can see the Golam, In this. Famous Story of a Man Selling His Soul to the Devil. The Devil has the Best Puppets. Noise of the Devil, I Will Never Forget. No Wonder, He Was Turned !. One of Faust,s Wishes. To See the King of Portugal Birthdays Celebrations. He His Enraged, gets His Watery Revenge. Maybe England have a Secret Weapon. They Can Stop Ronaldo in the Football World Cup. In Brazil. Pray For Rain !. Faust, Well Worth Seeing. Was Cursed Before Filmed. Dogs Going Crazy. People Hanging themselves, and Losing it. Plus the Leading man Suffering Then Losing His Life to Pancreas Illness. If You Think About it. Yesterday was 13-12-13 !. Leave Cinema Entertained to Wild, Dark, Windy Night !.

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