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Eva Svankmajerová (1940–2005)

Eva Svankmajerová was born on September 25, 1940 in Kostelec nad Cernými lesy, Protectorate Bohemia and Moravia [now Czech Republic] as Eva Dvoráková. She was a production designer and art director, known for Greedy Guts (2000), Lesson Faust (1994) and Lunacy (2005). She was married to Jan Svankmajer. She died on October 20, 2005 in Prague, Czech ... See full bio »

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Known For

Greedy Guts
Greedy Guts Production Designer
Lesson Faust
Lesson Faust Production Designer
Lunacy Production Designer
Alice Art Director


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 2005 Lunacy
 2000 Greedy Guts
 1994 Lesson Faust
 1984 Kyvadlo, jáma a nadeje (Short)
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 2005 Lunacy
 2000 Greedy Guts
 1968 The Garden (Short)
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 1979 The Ninth Heart (visual effects)
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 1964 The Last Trick of Mr. Schwarcewallde and Mr. Edgar (Short) (production assistant)
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 1995 L'amour fou - Ludvík Sváb (Documentary)

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Censorship by the Neo-Stalinist Czech regime of Svankmajer's horror documentary film The Ossuary (1970) 1970 and Leonarduv denik (1972) in 1972 led to her husband's being banned from film making for seven years. The couple took to other work such as art and ceramics during this time. See more »

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