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Street of Crocodiles (1986)

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Brothers Quay 1986- Street of Crocodiles

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Description: A man closes up a lecture hall; he reaches into a box and snips the string holding a gaunt puppet. Released, the puppet warily explores the darkened rooms about him. Screws twist out of objects and move about. A boy doll catches light with a mirror, shining it around: he spotlights the gaunt explorer. An adult female doll stands with breasts exposed. Mechanical spools and wheels turn. The gaunt man investigates. Four doll men surround him, dress him in colorful clothes, invite him to look inside displays that include drawings of penile skeletons. Female dolls awkwardly rotate their arms from broken shoulders. The gaunt man watch ... (more)
Release date: 8 August 1986
Tags: Animation (6), 1987 (3), Short (3), Short Film (2), 1980s (2), (2), Stop Motion (2), UK (1), Political (1), Silent Film (1), Silent (1), Black And White (1), 20 Minutes (1), 20 Min. (1), Stop Motion Animation (1)
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"One of the most famous animated shorts ever made and one of the few films I’ve ever seen that gave me nightmares (by which I mean genuine, wake-up-screaming nightmares!), ‘Street of Crocodiles’ defies categorisation or conventional summarisation. It is based upon a short story of the same name by Bruno Schulz but rather than directly adapt the narrative, the Brothers Quay opted instead to evoke its mood and expose its psychological undertones without overtly exploring them. Many interpreta"


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"DIR: Timothy Quay, Stephen Quay SUMMARY: A puppet is left alone in a lecture hall to explore the strange and troubling world around him. WHY IT'S HERE: One of the most famous animated shorts ever made and one of the few films I've ever seen that gave me nightmares (by which I mean genuine, wake-up-screaming nightmares!), 'Street of Crocodiles' defies categorisation or conventional summarisation. It is based upon a short story of the same name by Bruno Schulz but rather than directly adapt th"


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