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The Last Theft (1987)

Poslední lup (original title)
Not Rated | | Animation, Short, Crime | 1987 (Czechoslovakia)
A sarcastic story about a thief who becomes the victim of his own victims. His victims come from the other world and take his most precious possession - his blood. The phantasmal atmosphere... See full summary »

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Jirí Barta
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Credited cast:
Frantisek Husák ... Old Woman
Zdenek Martínek ... Old Man
Ivan Vojtek Ivan Vojtek ... Thief
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A sarcastic story about a thief who becomes the victim of his own victims. His victims come from the other world and take his most precious possession - his blood. The phantasmal atmosphere of the film is achieved through artificial animation coloring in a motion picture. Written by MUBI

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Not Rated
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Country:

Czechoslovakia

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1987 (Czechoslovakia) See more »

Also Known As:

Le Dernier Larcin See more »

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Krátký Film Praha See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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house of the beyond
28 September 2011 | by lee_eisenbergSee all my reviews

Jiří Barta, usually known for stop motion animation, takes a different turn with "Poslední lup" ("The Last Theft" in English). The short film has a thief enter a cemetery and go into a crypt to snatch some goodies, but gets more than he bargained for. This movie has no stop motion animation as far as I can tell, opting instead for live action, but makes perceptive use of colors. As is Barta's style, it remains avant garde: no dialog, no discernible geographic location, and a plot that tests your attention span. But make no mistake about it, this is one that I recommend. I'll have to see if I can get my hands on the computer-animated film that Barta released in 2006.


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