Keswick Film Festival

Faust
(Lekce Faust)

Director: Jan Svankmajer Country: Czech Republic
Cert: 12 Year: 1994 Length: 87 minsLanguage: Czech
2002 Festival
Faust

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Czech surrealist Svankmajer takes a loose adaptation of the old Faust legend, in which a man sells his soul to the devil, and blends it with live action, claymation, puppet theatre, stop-motion animation and special effects. The result is a film as far from Disney as you can get - animation for both the mind and the eye.

Critics

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In a word, magic
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Geoff Andrew, Time Out







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