The Cabinet of Jan Švankmajer

The Cabinet of Jan Švankmajer

Directed by Stephen Quay and Timothy Quay • 1984 • United Kingdom

The Quay Brothers pay homage to another stop-motion master in this surrealist curiosity shop that imagines legendary Czech animator Jan Švankmajer as a mad genius (literally) opening a child’s mind to fantastical experiments in perception.

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The Cabinet of Jan Švankmajer
  • The Cabinet of Jan Švankmajer

    Directed by Stephen Quay and Timothy Quay • 1984 • United Kingdom

    The Quay Brothers pay homage to another stop-motion master in this surrealist curiosity shop that imagines legendary Czech animator Jan Švankmajer as a mad genius (literally) opening a child’s mind to fantastical experiments in pe...