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Jan Svankmajer's darkly surreal adaptation of Lewis Carroll's classic tale, combining live action with stop-motion animation.

Jan Svankmajer's darkly surreal adaptation of Lewis Carroll's classic tale, combining live action with stop-motion animation.

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Jan Svankmajer's Alice is a creepy and disturbing adaptation of Lewis Carroll's original vision. Combining a live-action Alice (Kristyna Kohoutova) with a stop-motion Wonderland filled with threatening, bizarre characters, the film brilliantly marries a sly visual wit with piercing psychological insight. Presented here fully uncut and in its original Czech-language version for the very first time, this comprehensive release also gathers together a selection of rare and fascinating Alice-related short films.

Jan Svankmajer's Alice is a creepy and disturbing adaptation of Lewis Carroll's original vision. Combining a live-action Alice (Kristyna Kohoutova) with a stop-motion Wonderland filled with threatening, bizarre characters, the film brilliantly marries a sly visual wit with piercing psychological insight. Presented here fully uncut and in its original Czech-language version for the very first time, this comprehensive release also gathers together a selection of rare and fascinating Alice-related short films.

Extras

  • Alternative English-language audio
  • Alice in Wonderland (1903, 9 minutes): the first film adaptation of Alice
  • Elsie and the Brown Bunny (1921, 8 minutes, DVD only): Cadbury's advert
  • Alice in Label Land (1974, 12 minutes): animated COI film
  • Stille Nacht II: Are We Still Married? (1992, 3 minutes): the Quay Brothers' Alice-inspired music film
  • Stille Nacht IV: Cant Go Wrong Without You (1993, 4 minutes): the white rabbit returns in the second of the Quay Brothers' music films for His Name is Alive
  • Fully illustrated booklet

Additional Info

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SKU 5035673010952
Catalogue Number BFIB1095
Subtitle A film by Jan Svankmajer
Product contents
  • Alternative English-language audio.
  • Alice in Wonderland (1903, 9 minutes): the first film adaptation of Alice.
  • Elsie and the Brown Bunny (1921, 8 minutes, DVD only): Cadbury's advert.
  • Alice in Label Land (1974, 12 m
Year 1988
Director Svankmajer, Jan
Format DVD, Blu-Ray
Publisher(s) BFI
Countries Czechoslovakia
Aspect ratio 1.33:1
Colour Colour
Sound Sound
Subtitles English
Language(s) Czech
Running time 86
DVD region 2
Blu-ray region B
Certificate PG

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