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Uniform Title Lekce Faust. English
Title Faust [videorecording] / Kino International ; Heart of Europe Prague K Production & Lumen Films ; in co-production with BBC Bristol, Koninck & Pandora Films ; an Athanor production of a film by Jan Svankmajer ; executive producers, Karl Baumgartner ... [et al.] ; produced by Jaromír Kallista ; written and directed by Jan Svankmajer.

Imprint New York, NY : Kino International : Distributed by Image Entertainment, 1999.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library DVD    SVAN FAU    Available
Description 1 videodisc (97 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Note "Dialogue taken from Faust plays by Johann Wolfgang Goethe, Christian Dietrich Grabbe, Christopher Marlowe and Czech Folk Puppeteers."
Originally produced in 1994 by Heart of Europe Prague K Productions & Lumen Films.
Credits Art direction, Eva Svankmajerova & Jan Svankmajer ; animation, Bedrich Glaser ; photography, Svatopluk Maly ; editor, Marie Zemanova ; choreography, Daria Vobornikova ; sound, Ivo Spalj ; English version director, Matt McCarthy ; English version editor, Alan Brett ; English dialogue by George Roubicek.
Cast Petr Čepek, Jan Kraus, Vladimir Kudla, Antonin Zacpal, Jiří Suchý.
Performer English voices, Andrew Sachs.
Summary An everyman lured off the streets of Prague finds himself becoming Faust and entering a world of mind-boggling magic and strange encounters. He summons up Mephisto, makes his awful pact and is plunged into a world of laughing devils, dreams and nightmares.
System Details DVD.
Subject Faust, d. ca. 1540 -- Drama
Soul -- Drama
Devil -- Drama
Demonology -- Drama
Genre/Form Motion pictures, Czechoslovakian.
Puppet films
Animated films
Experimental films
Added Author Švankmajer, Jan, 1934-
Kallista, Jaromír
Glaser, Bedrich, 1957-
Čepek, Petr
Suchý, Jiří, 1931-
Sachs, Andrew
Goethe, Johann Wolfgang von, 1749-1832. Faust
Marlowe, Christopher, 1564-1593. Doctor Faustus
Grabbe, Christian Dietrich, 1801-1836. Don Juan und Faust
Heart of Europe Prague K Productions
Lumen Productions
Kino International Corporation.
Image Entertainment (Firm)
Added Title Doctor Faustus
Standard No. 738329012229
Music No. K122 Kino International

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