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A Midsummer Night's Dream ()

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The first puppet kinescope in the world. It is based on the famous poetic comedy by William Shakespeare. Three worlds meet in this story: the noble world of three Athens couples, a common... See more »

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Quince (voice)
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Hermia (voice)
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Narrator
Tom Criddle ...
Lysander (voice)
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Récitant / Narrator (French version) (voice)
Laura Graham ...
Hippolyta (voice)
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Oberon (voice)
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Titania (voice)
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Helena (voice)
Hugh Manning ...
Theseus (voice)
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Bottom (voice)
Michael Meacham ...
Demetrius (voice)
Stephen Moore ...
Flute (voice)
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Narrator (original Czech version) (as R. Pellar)
Roger Shepherd ...
Puck (voice)
John Warner ...
Egeus (voice)

Directed by

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Jirí Trnka

Written by

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Jirí Brdecka ... (writer)
 
Josef Kainar ... (writer)
 
Howard Sackler ... (writer)
 
William Shakespeare ... (play "A Midsummer Night's Dream")
 
Jirí Trnka ... (writer)

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Erna Kmínková ... producer
Jaroslav Mozis ... producer

Music by

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Václav Trojan

Cinematography by

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Jirí Vojta

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Hanna Valachova

Art Direction by

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Jirí Trnka

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Emanuel Formánek ... sound

Animation Department

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Jan Adams ... animator
Vlasta Jurajdová ... animator
Jan Karpas ... animator
Stanislav Látal ... animator
Bretislav Pojar ... animator
Bohuslav Srámek ... animator

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Plot Summary

The first puppet kinescope in the world. It is based on the famous poetic comedy by William Shakespeare. Three worlds meet in this story: the noble world of three Athens couples, a common popular world of tradesmen amateur theatre and a fairy-tale happiness of magic creatures as elves and nymphs. The film is considered the most remarkable Jirí Trnka's work and a milestone in the history of the world animation. Written by KrátkýFilm

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Also Known As
  • A Midsummer Night's Dream (United States)
  • Le songe d'une nuit d'été (France)
  • El sueño de una noche de verano (Spain)
  • En midsommarnattsdröm (Sweden)
  • En skærsommernatsdrøm (Denmark)
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  • 76 min
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Movie Connections Version of Le songe d'une nuit d'été (1909). See more »

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