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The Collected Shorts of Jan Svankmajer (2003)
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The Collected Shorts of Jan Svankmajer (2003)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: For the past 40 years, Jan Svankmajer (Faust, Conspirators of Pleasure) has been hailed as one of cinema's most consistently surprising, wildly imaginative, and remarkable surrealists of our time. 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. KimStim (and Kino) is proud to to offer this collection of remarkable short works from an artist that has mesmerized audiences the world over and has inspired filmmakers from the Brothers Quay to Tim Burton and Terry Gilliam.
Style: avant garde
Plot: surrealism, compilation, edgar allan poe, death, pig, puppet, coffin, guinea pig

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Genre: Animation, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
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Plot: christmas, elf, surrealism, bowling
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No. 12: Heaven and Earth Magic (1962)
Genre: Animation
Country: USA
Duration: 66 min.
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Style: avant garde
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Genre: Animation, Comedy, Fantasy
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Duration: 93 min.
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Wool 100% (2006)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 100 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
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Megami Paradise (1995)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 60 min.
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Re-Animated (2006)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
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Genre: Animation, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: South Korea
Duration: 86 min.
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Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
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Duration: 97 min.
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 735
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 7.1
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