The Cabinet of Jan Svankmajer Prague's Alchemist of Film (1984)

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Film which celebrates the influence of Czech animator Jan Svankmajer on modern surrealist puppet and animated film making, with the work of animation group Atelier Koninck depicting Svankmajer as a puppet, plus critical commentary on his work.

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