ACMI presents

Neco z Alenky & Down to the Cellar

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For his debut feature film, renowned Czech animator Jan Švankmajer (Faust, Little Otik) took inspiration from Lewis Carroll's classic tale, Alice in Wonderland.

Švankmajer's dark surrealism finds ample inspiration in Wonderland, and the familiar creatures become taxidermy animals and unhomely household objects.

Screens on an imported 35mm print, coupled with an earlier short film, Down to the Cellar.

See Švankmajer's drawings, puppets and macabre original set pieces when you visit Wonderland.

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Down to the Cellar (1983)

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