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Flora (1989)

| Animation, Short, Drama
The last moments of a creature made out of fruits and vegetables.

Director:

Jan Svankmajer

Writer:

Jan Svankmajer
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The last moments of a creature made out of fruits and vegetables.

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Weird.....
18 January 2013 | by MartinHaferSee all my reviews

Jan Svankmajer is the most unusual stop-motion filmmaker whose work I have seen. Instead of the typical models which are brought to life using this method, Svankmajer takes everyday objects or creepy stuff he's found, perhaps, in antique shops to create films that are truly unique.

Each time I see one of his films, I think I've finally seen his most bizarre and disturbing work. Well, I felt this way again when I saw "Flora"--a very, very short and possibly incomplete film from 1989. It consists of lots and fruits and vegetables all lined up like they are part of a person' body--with a clay head and feet. Very quickly, the food begins rotting and is eaten up by worms--all at a highly accelerated speed. I really am not sure what this all meant, but I said above, it's disturbing to say the least. Probably best for die-hard fans of the man's work.


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