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Picknick mit Weismann (1969)

Various objects are having a sunny outing together in the nature.

Director:

Jan Svankmajer

Writer:

Jan Svankmajer
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Various objects are having a sunny outing together in the nature.

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Country:

Austria

Language:

German

Release Date:

October 1969 (West Germany) See more »

Also Known As:

Picnic with Weissmann See more »

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Studio A See more »
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Mono

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Color
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Goofs

The titles of the records being played do not match the music. For example, the Odeon record is "Oh, Doris! Where Do You Live?" by The Collegians, New York, but the song is clearly not English. See more »

Connections

Featured in Jan Svankmajer: The Complete Short Films (2007) See more »

Soundtracks

Spiel mir ein Lied auf der geige
Written by Walter Jurmann (uncredited)
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24 April 2019 | by GiraffeDoorSee all my reviews

A strangely terrifying exhibition of animation technique, using real objects, that goes somewhere you're not sure you want it to.


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