The ossuary and other tales

Language and/or Subtitles: Czech
English
Format: DVD 2006
Availability: Available at 1 Library 1 of 1 copy
Available (1)
Location Collection Call #
CLP - Main Library Second Floor Film & Audio - Nonfiction Video (DVD) PN1998.3.S93 A25 2006x
Location  CLP - Main Library
 
Collection  Second Floor Film & Audio - Nonfiction Video
 
Call Number  (DVD) PN1998.3.S93 A25 2006x
 
 
Summary
The last trick: Two magicians attempt to out-do each other in an escalating competition.
Don Juan: Chronicles the life of the title character.
The garden: A man visits a friend in his garden and discovers some unusual practices.
Historia naturae: A study of various animal species.
Johann Sebastian Bach: An array of visual images accompany a pianist playing a piece by Bach.
The ossuary: A journey around the Sedlec Ossuary, a monument made of the skeletons of thousands of Black Death victims.
The Otrants castle: A documentary-style story of a castle.
Darkness light darkness: The component parts of a human body go about reconstructing themselves into a whole.
Manly games: A spectator becomes drawn into an especially violent game of football.
Contents
The last trick = Poslední trik pana Schwarcewalldea a pana Edgara (1964) (11 min.)
Don Juan = Don Sanche (1970) (31 min.)
The garden = Zahrada (1968) (19 min.)
Historia naturae = Historia naturae, suita (1967) (9 min.)
Johann Sebastian Bach = Johann Sebastian Bach: Fantasia G-moll (1965) (10 min.)
The ossuary = Kostnice (1970) (10 min.)
The Otrants castle = Otrantský zámek (1973-1979) (17 min.)
Darkness light darkness = Tma/Svetlo/Tma (1989) (8 min.)
Manly games = Muzné hry (1988) (12 min.).

Additional Information
Subjects Juan, -- Don (Legendary character) -- Drama.
Magicians -- Drama.
Gardens -- Drama.
Black Death.
Human remains (Archaeology)
Castles -- Drama.
Soccer -- Drama.
Sports spectators -- Drama.
Violence -- Drama.
Surrealist films.
Experimental films.
Animated films.
Puppet films.
Short films.
Publisher Brooklyn, NY : [New York, N.Y.?] :KimStim ;2006
Distributed exclusively by Kino on Video,
Contributors Švankmajer, Jan, 1934-
KimStim, Inc.
Kino International Corporation.
Language Czech
English
In Czech with English subtitles.
Notes Title from container.
Nine short films originally produced 1964-1989.
System Details DVD; NTSC; Dolby Digital.
Description 1 videodisc (127 min.) : sound color and black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
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