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Dimensions of Dialogue (Moznosti dialogu) (1983)

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A three-part depiction of various forms of communication. 'Factual Discussion' depicts three heads (made up of fruit, kitchen utensils and writing implements respectively) endlessly devouring and regurgitating each other. 'Passionate Discourse' shows two clay figures romantically intertwined, and the problems with dealing with the end product of their passion, while 'Exhaustive Discussion' shows two animated heads playing a bizarre variant of the old scissors-paper-stone game.
UPC: 014381012323
Tags: Animation (7), Short (7), Czechoslovakia (6), 1980s (5), Stop Motion (4), Czech (3), Surrealism (3), Comedy (2), Fantasy (2), 1983 (2), 1980's (1), 1982 (1), Short Film (1), 12 Min. (1), 12 Minutes (1)
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"DIR: Jan Svankmajer SUMMARY: An examination of three types of human dialogue - 'Eternal', 'Passionate' and 'Exhaustive' - portrayed by a series of animated heads. WHY IT'S HERE: Perhaps Jan Svankmajer's most famous short film, 'Dimensions of Dialogue' is a brilliant, if deeply cynical, animation which examines the impossibility of human discussion without some kind of detrimental result. In the first part of the film, Svankmajer presents a series of Archimbaldo-inspired heads made from vario"



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