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1. Insect (2018)

98 min | Comedy, Drama

6.2
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Amateur actors rehearsing "Pictures from the Insects' Life". The actors find themselves living out their characters' roles and hallucinating insects. "Insects", is intercut with the ... See full summary »

Director: Jan Svankmajer | Stars: Jirí Lábus, Jan Budar, Jaromír Dulava, Norbert Lichý

Votes: 343

2. CinéKino (2016– )
Episode: La Tchéquie et la Slovaquie (2018)

Documentary

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Director: Matthias Luthardt | Stars: Milos Forman, Mira Fornay, Jirí Menzel, Libuse Safránková

3. Hudba Zdenek Liska (2017 TV Movie)

52 min | Documentary, Biography

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One of the best Czech composers of film soundtracks is often described as a genius of film scores. He was not afraid to experiment and the timelessness of his work is proven by the ... See full summary »

Director: Pavel Klusák | Stars: Jan Svankmajer, Stephen Quay, Timothy Quay, Juraj Herz

4. Raymond Roussel: Le Jour de Gloire (2017)

69 min | Documentary

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Director: Joan Bofill | Stars: Vittoria Alliata, John Ashbery, Jean-Christophe Averty, Miquel Barceló

5. CinéKino (2016– )

Documentary

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Stars: Claudia Dillmann, Hervé Dumont, Margaret Ménégoz, Ralf Schenk

6. Nosferatu vs. Father Pipecock & Sister Funk (2014)

134 min | Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy

1.5
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A man goes to visit Count Orlock, a deviant, adulterous, shape-shifting Transylvanian vampire.

Directors: Tony Watt, John Migliore, Vivita | Stars: Max Schreck, Vivita, Tony Watt, John Migliore

Votes: 106

7. My Last (2014)

9 min | Short, Horror

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An old serial killer with his eyes on retirement kidnaps a victim who will have the honor of being his very last kill. But has this seasoned murderer bitten off more than he can chew?

Director: Henry Bartels | Stars: Thor Bartos, Trevin Wiley

8. Surviving Life (Theory and Practice) (2010)

109 min | Animation, Comedy, Fantasy

7.3
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The film uses a mix of cut-out animation from photographs and live-action segments, and tells the story of a married man who lives a double life in his dreams, where he is married to another woman.

Director: Jan Svankmajer | Stars: Václav Helsus, Klára Issová, Zuzana Krónerová, Daniela Bakerová

Votes: 1,156

9. Kikoe (2009)

99 min | Documentary

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Director: Chikara Iwai | Stars: Naruyoshi Kikuchi, DJ Spooky, Jan Svankmajer, Min Tanaka

10. Sewing through the dream (Oral variations of the Svankmajer dream/film) (2009)

28 min | Documentary, Short

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An Agnes Dimun's graduation documentary film capturing Jan Svankmajer during the making of his new film Surviving Life. A mosaic pieced together from fragments of film shooting plunges the ... See full summary »

Director: Agnes Dimun | Stars: Jan Svankmajer, Václav Helsus, Klára Issová, Zuzana Krónerová

11. Jan Svankmajer: The Complete Short Films (2007)

313 min | Animation

9.6
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Director: Jan Svankmajer

Votes: 9

12. Imagination (2007)

Not Rated | 70 min | Animation, Fantasy

3.3
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Dr. Reineger is a child neuro-psychologist who has become confident that the twin Anna has a form of autism called Asperger's Syndrome, rendering her unable to cope with reality. As for her... See full summary »

Director: Eric Leiser | Stars: Ed K. Gildersleeve, Nikki Haddad, Jessi Haddad, Courtney Sanford

Votes: 191

13. Jan Svankmajer (2007)

313 min | Animation

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Director: Jan Svankmajer

14. Lunacy (2005)

Not Rated | 118 min | Animation, Comedy, Drama

7.3
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63 Metascore

A man takes up residence with a mysterious marquis and is soon persuaded to enter into an asylum for preventative therapy. Things are not what they seem, and the marquis may be even more sinister than what the young man may've predicted.

Director: Jan Svankmajer | Stars: Jan Tríska, Pavel Liska, Anna Geislerová, Martin Huba

Votes: 3,311 | Gross: $0.05M

15. The Collected Shorts of Jan Svankmajer: The Later Years Vol. 2 (2003 Video)

Not Rated | 86 min | Animation, Comedy, Fantasy

8.3
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Compilation of animated and other shorts by Jan Svankmajer, a Czech surrealist filmmaker and artist whose work often inspired filmmakers, including Terry Gilliam and the Brothers Quay.

Directors: James Marsh, Jan Svankmajer | Stars: Monika Belo-Cabanová, Olga Vronská, Aleksandr Letko, Jan Zácek

Votes: 127

16. The Collected Shorts of Jan Svankmajer: The Early Years Vol. 1 (2003 Video)

Not Rated | 86 min | Animation, Comedy, Fantasy

8.3
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Compilation of some of the early shorts of acclaimed Czech animator Jan Svankmajer.

Director: Jan Svankmajer | Stars: Václav Borovicka, Juraj Herz, Ivan Kraus, Nad'a Munzarová

Votes: 172

17. Greedy Guts (2000)

132 min | Animation, Comedy, Drama

7.3
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74 Metascore

When a childless couple learn that they cannot have children, it causes great distress. To ease his wife's pain, the man finds a piece of root in the backyard and chops it and varnishes it into the shape of a child. However the woman takes the root as her baby and starts to pretend that it is real. When the root takes life they seem to have gained a child; but its appetite is much greater than a ... See full summary »

Director: Jan Svankmajer | Stars: Veronika Zilková, Jan Hartl, Jaroslava Kretschmerová, Pavel Nový

Votes: 5,731 | Gross: $0.12M

18. Conspirators of Pleasure (1996)

85 min | Comedy, Drama

7.4
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Six people unknowingly form a cycle of masturbation as they each cause others to privately indulge in their fetishes.

Director: Jan Svankmajer | Stars: Petr Meissel, Gabriela Wilhelmová, Barbora Hrzánová, Anna Wetlinská

Votes: 2,994

19. L'amour fou - Ludvík Sváb (1995)

50 min | Documentary

7.5
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Director: Martina Kudlácek | Stars: Ludvík Sváb, Jan Svankmajer, Eva Svankmajerová

Votes: 6

20. L'oeil du cyclone (1991–1999)
Episode: Cannibalisme - realite ou fantasme (1995)

Documentary, Animation, Comedy

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About Cannibalism in reality or fiction. All over the world. As an artistic trend, as a cult-thing, a criminal phenomena or just a different taste.

Director: Marie-Claire Schaeffer | Stars: Marie-Claire Schaeffer, Jan Svankmajer, Ludvík Sváb, Ottis Toole

21. Lesson Faust (1994)

97 min | Animation, Comedy, Drama

7.4
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An ordinary man is lured into a strange puppet theatre by a map and finds himself embroiled in a production of the Faustian legend.

Director: Jan Svankmajer | Stars: Petr Cepek, Jan Kraus, Vladimír Kudla, Antonin Zacpal

Votes: 3,298

22. Food (1993)

17 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

8.1
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BREAKFAST: After eating breakfast, a man is transformed into an elaborate dumb-waiter-style breakfast dispenser - and the same fate befalls the man who obtains breakfast from him. LUNCH: ... See full summary »

Director: Jan Svankmajer | Stars: Ludvík Sváb, Bedrich Glaser, Jan Kraus, Pavel Marek

Votes: 2,669

23. L'oeil du cyclone (1991–1999)

27 min | Documentary, Animation, Comedy

8.6
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An alternative art program devoted to visual or sonorous curiosities, portraits of artists, artistic movements, but also various rarities, international archives, auteur and documentary ... See full summary »

Stars: Luc Moullet, Rémi Lange, Michèle Bernier, Antoine Parlebas

Votes: 8

24. The Death of Stalinism in Bohemia (1991)

10 min | Animation, Short

7.5
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A bust of Stalin is cut open on an operating table, leading to an elaborate animated depiction of Czech history from 1948 (the Communist takeover) to 1989 (the Velvet Revolution). Some ... See full summary »

Director: Jan Svankmajer

Votes: 1,115

25. The Animator of Prague (1990 TV Movie)

26 min | Documentary

6.5
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The life of Jan Svankmajer, a Czech surrealist animator, filmmaker and artist whose work inspired other influential filmmakers like Terry Gilliam. Working under Communist regime was a blessing and a curse for a creative young artist.

Director: James Marsh | Stars: Michael O'Pray, Jan Svankmajer

Votes: 57

26. Dogs Walk, Fish Talk, and the Baron Jumps Over the Moon (1990 TV Movie)

Documentary

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Director: Larry Sider | Stars: Jirí Barta, Bretislav Pojar, Jan Svankmajer

27. Darkness Light Darkness (1989)

Not Rated | 8 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

7.9
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A human body gradually reconstructs itself as its various component parts crowd themselves into a small room and eventually, after much experimentation, sort out which part goes where.

Director: Jan Svankmajer

Votes: 4,048

28. Meat Love (1989)

1 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

7.1
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Two pieces of meat fall in love.

Director: Jan Svankmajer

Votes: 1,921

29. Flora (1989)

1 min | Animation, Short, Drama

6.5
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The last moments of a creature made out of fruits and vegetables.

Director: Jan Svankmajer

Votes: 1,130

30. Animated Self-Portraits (1989)

8 min | Animation, Short

6.6
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An animated film compiled by David Ehrlich consisting of 19 animators from different countries all explaining themselves through their animation.

Directors: Jirí Barta, Sally Cruikshank, Borivoj Dovnikovic-Bordo, David Ehrlich, Kihachiro Kawamoto, Renzo Kinoshita, Pavel Koutský, Candy Kugel, Mati Kütt, Nikola Majdak, Josko Marusic, Bill Plympton, Priit Pärn, Maureen Selwood, Jan Svankmajer, Osamu Tezuka, Riho Unt, Hardi Volmer, Dusan Vukotic

Votes: 217

31. Alice (1988)

Not Rated | 86 min | Animation, Adventure, Fantasy

7.5
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A surrealistic revision of Alice in Wonderland.

Director: Jan Svankmajer | Stars: Kristýna Kohoutová, Camilla Power

Votes: 10,705

32. Manly Games (1988)

Not Rated | 14 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

7.5
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A man sits down to watch a football match, which seems to consist of the players being violently mutilated in various inventive ways. The players then leave the football pitch and invade ... See full summary »

Director: Jan Svankmajer | Star: Miroslav Kuchar

Votes: 1,024

33. Hugh Cornwell: Another Kind of Love (1988 Video)

4 min | Animation, Short, Music

6.4
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Svankmajer's music video for Hugh Cornwell's "Another Kind of Love."

Director: Jan Svankmajer | Star: Hugh Cornwell

Votes: 504

34. Frankenstein's Aunt (1987)

53 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

7.6
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Aunt Frankenstein arrives to her nephew's castle to set things right and to clean the family name. Could she hope to work out the consensus between the angry villagers and the castle's supernatural inhabitants?

Stars: Viveca Lindfors, Martin Hreben, Gerhard Karzel, Barbara De Rossi

Votes: 273

35. Frankenstein's Aunt (1987)
Episode: Das Automobil (1987)

Comedy, Family, Fantasy

7.1
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Director: Juraj Jakubisko | Stars: Viveca Lindfors, Martin Hreben, Gerhard Karzel, Barbara De Rossi

Votes: 7

36. Frankenstein's Aunt (1987)
Episode: Der Salonlöwe (1987)

Comedy, Family, Fantasy

6.7
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Director: Juraj Jakubisko | Stars: Viveca Lindfors, Martin Hreben, Gerhard Karzel, Barbara De Rossi

Votes: 6

37. Frankenstein's Aunt (1987)
Episode: Die Braut (1987)

Comedy, Family, Fantasy

6.8
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Director: Juraj Jakubisko | Stars: Viveca Lindfors, Martin Hreben, Bolek Polívka, Gerhard Karzel

Votes: 8

38. Frankenstein's Aunt (1987)
Episode: Die Geburt (1987)

Comedy, Family, Fantasy

6.8
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Director: Juraj Jakubisko | Stars: Viveca Lindfors, Martin Hreben, Bolek Polívka, Gerhard Karzel

Votes: 8

39. Frankenstein's Aunt (1987)
Episode: Die Hochzeit (1987)

Comedy, Family, Fantasy

7.4
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Director: Juraj Jakubisko | Stars: Viveca Lindfors, Martin Hreben, Bolek Polívka, Gerhard Karzel

Votes: 7

40. Frankenstein's Aunt (1987)
Episode: Die Renovierung (1987)

Comedy, Family, Fantasy

6.8
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Director: Juraj Jakubisko | Stars: Viveca Lindfors, Martin Hreben, Bolek Polívka, Gerhard Karzel

Votes: 8

41. Frankenstein's Aunt (1987)
Episode: Die Wiege (1987)

Comedy, Family, Fantasy

7.0
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Director: Juraj Jakubisko | Stars: Viveca Lindfors, Martin Hreben, Gerhard Karzel, Barbara De Rossi

Votes: 7

42. Skalpel, prosím (1985)

114 min | Drama

7.7
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Director: Jirí Svoboda | Stars: Miroslav Machácek, Jana Brejchová, Radoslav Brzobohatý, Barbara Brylska

Votes: 79

43. The Three Veterans (1984)

96 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

7.9
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Three veterans are given magic artifacts by elves that can magically create gold, servants and any other object. They encounter greedy characters and one of them falls in love with a princess.

Director: Oldrich Lipský | Stars: Rudolf Hrusínský, Petr Cepek, Josef Somr, Vida Neuwirthová

Votes: 950

44. Kyvadlo, jáma a nadeje (1984)

15 min | Animation, Short, Fantasy

7.6
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A horrifying, surrealist version of Edgar Allan Poe's "The Pit and the Pendulum" directed by the masterful animator Jan Svankmajer.

Director: Jan Svankmajer | Star: Jan Zácek

Votes: 844

45. Dimensions of Dialogue (1983)

12 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

8.1
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Three surreal depictions of failures of communication that occur on all levels of human society.

Director: Jan Svankmajer

Votes: 3,673

46. The Visitors (1983– )

30 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

8.1
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It's the year 2484 and the Earth is threatened by a rogue comet which could fatally change its orbit. The solution is surprising - Adam Bernau, the greatest genius of 20th century developed... See full summary »

Stars: Josef Bláha, Josef Dvorák, Dagmar Patrasová, Jirí Novotný

Votes: 562

47. Do pivnice (1983)

15 min | Animation, Short, Fantasy

7.6
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A little girl goes down to the basement cellar to fetch some potatoes, and finds all her hidden fears about the cellar depicted in animated form.

Director: Jan Svankmajer | Stars: Monika Belo-Cabanová, Olga Vronská, Aleksandr Letko

Votes: 882

48. The Visitors (1983– )
Episode: Akce: Sesit 1 (1983)

Comedy, Family, Fantasy

7.9
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Director: Jindrich Polák | Stars: Josef Bláha, Josef Dvorák, Dagmar Patrasová, Jirí Novotný

Votes: 15

49. The Visitors (1983– )
Episode: Génius v hladomorne (1983)

Comedy, Family, Fantasy

7.8
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Director: Jindrich Polák | Stars: Josef Bláha, Josef Dvorák, Dagmar Patrasová, Jirí Novotný

Votes: 11

50. The Visitors (1983– )
Episode: Hlavne nenápadne (1983)

Comedy, Family, Fantasy

8.1
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Director: Jindrich Polák | Stars: Josef Bláha, Josef Dvorák, Dagmar Patrasová, Jirí Novotný

Votes: 12



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