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465 Ratings


Žvahlav aneb šatičky slaměného Huberta

Directed by Jan Švankmajer
Czechoslovakia, 1971
Animation, Short


Lewis Carroll’s poem is read and followed by a free-form animated depiction of images and toys from childhood, repeatedly overturned by a live cat.

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Pulled in multiple directions at once, appearing and disappearing from a shimmering, animated surface in a manner that gives a ghostly but tangible presence to their sudden absences, the images of Svankmajer’s Jabberwocky are finely welded together to construct an unsettling exploration of the space and time between hand and buttock, between innocence and guilt…
July 11, 2014
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