Street of Crocodiles

Street of Crocodiles

Directed by Stephen Quay and Timothy Quay • 1986 • United Kingdom

The Quays’ masterpiece, STREET OF CROCODILES is adapted from a short story by Polish writer Bruno Schulz, and was their first film shot on 35 mm. A museum keeper spits into the eyepiece of an ancient peep show and sets the musty machine in motion, plunging the viewer into a nightmarish netherworld of bizarre puppet rituals among the dirt and grime.

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Street of Crocodiles
  • Street of Crocodiles

    Directed by Stephen Quay and Timothy Quay • 1986 • United Kingdom

    The Quays’ masterpiece, STREET OF CROCODILES is adapted from a short story by Polish writer Bruno Schulz, and was their first film shot on 35 mm. A museum keeper spits into the eyepiece of an ancient peep show and sets the musty m...