Alice

Switzerland, 1988

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In a wonderland populated by an array of superbly animated puppets, steaks crawl, rolls sprout nails and Alice (the only human in the film), not only shrinks, but becomes her own doll. Czech surrealist Jan Svankmajer’s definitive version of “Alice’s adventures in Wonderland” is a distinctive vision which remains true to the absurd and menacing spirit of Lewis Carroll’s work.

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Credits

director

Jan Svankmajer

producer

Peter-Christian Fueter

production company

Condor Features

Film Four International

Hessischer Rundfunk

Duration

01:26:00:00

Production places
Switzerland
Production dates
1988

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