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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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Mono

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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a bit too sedate for my taste
6 February 2010 | by disdressed12See all my reviews

i didn't find this second short animated film from Svankmajer as good as his first one,The Last Trick.this one was just a bit too sedate in comparison.it's not horrible by any means and while there is lots going on,it's not quite as dynamic,for lack of a better word.it's only 10 minutes in length,but it gets a bit repetitive before it's over.The Last Trick was in colour,while this one's in black and white.i'm not sure if it being in colour would necessarily have changed my opinion,but it certainly would have been a different film.anyway,that's neither here nor there.for me,Johann Sebastian Bach: Fantasia G-moll is a 4/10


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