A very free adaptation of Marlowe's 'Doctor Faustus', Goethe's 'Faust' and various other treatments of the old legend of the man who sold his soul to the devil. Svankmajer's Faust is a nondescript man who, after being lured by a strange map into a sinister puppet theatre, finds himself immersed in an indescribably weird version of the play, blending live actors, clay model animation and giant puppets.Written by
Michael Brooke <email@example.com>
Czech Republic's official submission to 67th Academy Award's Foreign Language in 1995. See more »
Heaven is not so wondrous.
It was made for man, therefore is man much more exquisite.
If it was made for man, it was made for me! I shall renounce the magic and repent!
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