animated movie Alice © Channel 4 (UK) / Condor Films / Hessischer Rundfunk (HR) / Schweizerische Radio- und Fernsehgesellschaft
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Alice

Jan Svankmajer's first feature film - an adapation of Lewis Carroll's 'Alice in Wonderland' may be the antidote for anyone who didn't like the Disney version. Then again, it might not. Stuffed white rabbits leaking sawdust, animated dolls and animal skulls, wind-up March Hares smearing butter on watches... Svankmajer's version may defy analysis, but embraces the surrealism of the original story without abandoning its basic narrative.

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Although it has been over 20 years since I have seen the film, I can still recall many of the images. Svankmejer's use of inanimate objects that come alive, dolls, dollhouse...
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Being a fan of Jan Svankmajer's stop-motion artwork, it breaks my heart to admit that this film was not nearly as enjoyable as I thought it would be. While the...
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Renowned Czech surrealist Jan Svankmajer turns his hand to the feature film with 'Alice', and the result is not quite what you might expect. Despite some possibly disturbing or at least...
Created by: Channel 4 (UK), Condor Films, Hessischer Rundfunk (HR), Schweizerische Radio- und Fernsehgesellschaft
Language: English / Czech
Country of Origin: UK / Germany / Czechoslovakia / Switzerland
Alternate Title: Neco z Alenky (Czechoslovakia)
[ Czech ] Featuring the voices of:
Kristýna Kohoutová ... Alice
[ English dub ] Featuring the voices of:
Camilla Power ... Alice
Directed by: Jan Svankmajer
Produced by: Peter-Christian Fueter .
Executive Producers: Keith Griffiths, Michael Havas and Paul Madden
Writing Credits: Jan Svankmajer
Animated by: Bedrich Glaser
Based on: The book by Lewis Carroll
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