The Resource The collected shorts of Jan Svankmajer, directed by Jan Svankmajer, (videorecording)

The collected shorts of Jan Svankmajer, directed by Jan Svankmajer, (videorecording)

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
  • Jan Svankmajer shorts
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
Related
Member of
Cataloging source
BTCTA
Characteristic
videorecording
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1934-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Švankmajer, Jan
Dewey number
791.43/75
Intended audience
MPAA rating: Not rated
Language note
In Czech and English with English subtitles
LC call number
PN1995.9.S53
LC item number
C6537 2005
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
KimStim, Inc
Runtime
153
Series statement
KimStim collection
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Švankmajer, Jan
  • Surrealism
  • Motion pictures, Czechoslovakian
  • Foreign films
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
The collected shorts of Jan Svankmajer, directed by Jan Svankmajer, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Special features: v. 1. Selected artwork; trailer for "Little Otik"; poem, "Economical suicide"; biographical sketch; filmography; alphabetical title index. v. 2. BBC documentary: "Animator of Prague"; poem, "In the cellar"; biographical sketch; filmography; alphabetical title index. Print essay: "Filmmaker as Alchemist."
  • Vol. 1 includes short films from 1965-1980; vol. 2 includes short films from 1982-1992; most made for divisions of Krátký Film Praha
  • Originally released 1965-1992
  • Collective title from container
  • Features: essay "Filmmaker as alchemist", BBC documentary: Animator of Prague, selected Jan Svankmajer artwork, biography, filmography, poems
Bar code
  • 31223122567309
  • 31223122567317
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
Disk 1. The fall of the house of Usher (1980) ; A game with stones (1965) ; Et cetera (1966) ; Punch and Judy = Rakvickarna (1966) ; The flat (1968) ; Picnic with Weissman (1969) ; A quiet week in the house (1969) -- Disk 2. Dimensions of dialogue (1982) ; Down to the cellar (1983) ; The pendulum, the pit and the hope (1983) ; Meat love (1988) ; Flora (1989) ; The death of Stalinism in Bohemia (1990) ; Food (1992)
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
Other control number
00698452220253
Other physical details
sd., col. and b&w
Publisher number
KS2025
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)123091990
System details
DVDs, Dolby digital stereo
Terms governing use
For private home use only.
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The collected shorts of Jan Svankmajer, directed by Jan Svankmajer, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Special features: v. 1. Selected artwork; trailer for "Little Otik"; poem, "Economical suicide"; biographical sketch; filmography; alphabetical title index. v. 2. BBC documentary: "Animator of Prague"; poem, "In the cellar"; biographical sketch; filmography; alphabetical title index. Print essay: "Filmmaker as Alchemist."
  • Vol. 1 includes short films from 1965-1980; vol. 2 includes short films from 1982-1992; most made for divisions of Krátký Film Praha
  • Originally released 1965-1992
  • Collective title from container
  • Features: essay "Filmmaker as alchemist", BBC documentary: Animator of Prague, selected Jan Svankmajer artwork, biography, filmography, poems
Bar code
  • 31223122567309
  • 31223122567317
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
Disk 1. The fall of the house of Usher (1980) ; A game with stones (1965) ; Et cetera (1966) ; Punch and Judy = Rakvickarna (1966) ; The flat (1968) ; Picnic with Weissman (1969) ; A quiet week in the house (1969) -- Disk 2. Dimensions of dialogue (1982) ; Down to the cellar (1983) ; The pendulum, the pit and the hope (1983) ; Meat love (1988) ; Flora (1989) ; The death of Stalinism in Bohemia (1990) ; Food (1992)
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
Other control number
00698452220253
Other physical details
sd., col. and b&w
Publisher number
KS2025
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)123091990
System details
DVDs, Dolby digital stereo
Terms governing use
For private home use only.
Video recording format
DVD

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