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Johann Sebastian Bach: Fantasia G-moll (1965)

Not Rated | | Animation, Short, Music | May 1965 (France)
A man plays the Bach piece of the title on the organ, accompanied by images of stone walls with cracks and holes that grow and shrink, intercut with images of doors and wire-meshed windows.

Director:

Jan Svankmajer

Writer:

Jan Svankmajer
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A man plays the Bach piece of the title on the organ, accompanied by images of stone walls with cracks and holes that grow and shrink, intercut with images of doors and wire-meshed windows. Written by Michael Brooke <michael@everyman.demon.co.uk>

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Animation | Short | Music

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Country:

Czechoslovakia

Language:

Czech

Release Date:

May 1965 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

J.S. Bach - Fantasie in G-Moll See more »

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Production Co:

Krátký Film Praha See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Svankmejer's Triumph
19 September 2000 | by sirarthurstreebgreeblingSee all my reviews

This stunning short, in black and white and shot in widescreen is one of the best examples of the marriage of film and sound , the sounds affecting the images with bass and tibre. The man who plays the organ seems to literally bring the house down and walls open up and close , breath and moves as if the music has given them life. Simply superb.


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