Item description for The Cinema of Jan Svankmajer: Dark Alchemy (Directors' Cuts) by Peter Hames...
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 animators in cinema history. This updated second edition -- still the only full-length study of his work -- features contributions from scholars and colleagues within the Czech Surrealist movement, as well as a new chapter on Svankmajer's feature films and an extended interview with Svankmajer himself. This volume is required reading for all budding animators and disciples of surrealism.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 0.75" Width: 6.5" Height: 9.5" Weight: 1.4 lbs.
Release Date Oct 31, 2007
Publisher Wallflower Press
ISBN 1905674465 ISBN13 9781905674466
Availability 0 units.
More About Peter Hames
PETER HAMES is Course Leader in Film, Television, and Radio Studies at Staffordshire University.
Peter Hames has an academic affiliation as follows - Staffordshire University.