Read [The Cinema of Jan Svankmajer: Dark Alchemy (Directors' Cuts)] Author Peter A. Hames
S that are freuently cited in other critical works about Svankmajer particularly the essay by #O Pray So It Was #Pray so it was to finally read them in their entirety rather than merely as fragmentary uotes in other essaysThe short piece by Svankmajer himself Decalogue is also a lovely little gem hidden in this "book. well as a new chapter on Svankmajer's feature films and an extended " As well as new chapter on Svankmajer's feature films and an extended with Svankmajer himself This volume is reuired reading for all budding animators and disciples of surreali.
Peter A. Hames ¿ 1 REVIEWE star lack of variety There is a lot of repetition about mannerism surrealism and puppets throughout the essays That s not to say these aren t all important aspects of Svankmajer s work but a little critical variation would have been nice Nonetheless it is an interesting read and contains a #few essay. Mators in cinema history This updated second edition still the #essay. Mators in cinema history This updated second edition still the full length study of his work features contributions from scholars and colleagues within the Czech Surrealist movement. .
This book collects a number of interesting essays about the Jan Svankmajer and his work I found Peter Hames introductory essay in which he #provides an overview of Czech history and the origins of the Czech surrealist group #an overview of Czech film history and the origins of the Czech surrealist group interview with Svankmajer particularly interestingI withhold on. The Cinema of Jan Svankmajer explores the legacy of this legendary Czech surrealist filmmaker a key influence on directors such as Terry Gilliam and Tim Burton and one of the greatest ani. ,