Lunacy (Sílení)

Lunacy (Sílení) Czech Republic (2005) Dir. Jan Svankmajer “Believe only half of what you see and nothing that you hear.” This aphorism from The System Of Doctor Tarr And Professor Fether by Edgar Allen Poe provides the framework for this surreal horror film from Czech provocateur Jan Svankmajer. Perhaps not a horror film in the … Continue reading Lunacy (Sílení)

Conspirators Of Pleasure (Spiklenci slasti)

Conspirators Of Pleasure (Spiklenci slasti) Czech Republic (1996) Dir. Jan Svankmajer As you know we Brits have a saying: “There’s nowt so queer as folks”. In this case it could be argued that it applies to both the director of this extraordinary film as well as the deviant cast it features - for it takes … Continue reading Conspirators Of Pleasure (Spiklenci slasti)