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Faust 1

Alternative title
Lekce Faust
Synopsis
Jan Svankmajer’s surreal version of the Faust legend. Uses live action, animation and grotesque puppets. Based on the Faust plays by Johann Wolfgang Goethe, Christian Dietrich Grabbe, Christopher Marlowe. With the Czezh Folk Puppeteers and featuring the voices of Andrew Sachs, Jan Kraus and Vladimir Kudla.
Language
English
Country
France
Medium
Video; Videocassette. VHS. col. 97 min.
Year of production
1994
Availability
Sale; 1997 sale: £13.99 (inclusive)
Notes
Reviewed by Philip Strick in ‘Sight and Sound’ Vol 4 No 10 (10/94), pp40-1.
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
cinema; Goethe, Johann Wolfgang von; Marlowe, Christopher; puppet theatre

Credits

Director
Jan Svankmajer
Producer
Jaromir Kallista
Writer
Jan Svankmajer
Cast
Andrew Sachs 
Jan Kraus 
Vladimir Kudla 

Distributor

Name

Manga Entertainment Ltd, 40 St Peter’s Road, London W6 9BD, tel 020 8748 9000, fax 020 8748 0841

Phone
020 8748 9000
Fax
020 8748 0841
Address
LONDON
W6 9BD
Notes
Formerly Island World Communications Ltd

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