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Down to the Cellar (Do pivnice)

Down to the Cellar
7.4 Rating
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7.6 IMDB rating
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Directed by

Monika Belo-Cabanová Monika Belo-Cabanová
Little Girl
Olga Vronská Olga Vronská
Old Woman
Aleksandr Letko Aleksandr Letko
Old Man
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Written by
Josef Kolber Josef Kolber


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Do pivnice

10 years, 4 months ago at Jun 16 18:01
Very nice film mixing animation to express fear and other sordid ideas from a girls imagination.
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Tags: Czechoslovakia (3), Short (2), 1983 (2), Color (1), Based On Play (1), Animation (1), 15 Min. (1), Fear (1), 1980s (1), Dream (1)
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" DIR: Jan Svankmajer SUMMARY: A little girl is sent down to the communal cellar to fetch potatoes, but the cellar is a strange place filled with subtle terrors. WHY IT'S HERE: Jan Svankmajer's 'Down to the Cellar' is another short whose place on an animation list is debatable, since only a small portion of its 15 minutes involve animation. However, this exquisite short is instructive in how to use animation sparingly in order to achieve the height of creepiness. Everyone knows stop-motion an"