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Faust (1994)

Cast: Petr Cepek, Petr Cepek, Andrew Sachs, more...
Director: Jan Svankmajer, Jan Svankmajer
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Studio: Kino
Genre: Foreign, Czech, Stop-Motion, Experimental/Avant-Garde, Fantasy, UK, Eastern Europe
Running Time: 97 min.
Languages: English
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Synopsis
This European fantasy features excellent and surprisingly imaginative clay animation combined with live-action to tell the story of a man who sells his soul to Satan without the benefit of a lawyer. Initially, Faust does not rise to the bait presented by Mephistopheles' assistants who encode their offers in commuter-maps handed out at a Prague subway exit. Instead he accidently calls Mephistopheles himself. With the Devil's favorite minion, Faust agrees to sell his soul in exchange for 24 pleasure-filled years. The bargain is sealed, but Faust doesn't get what he bargained for. First he is turned into an actor, then he is turned into a puppet. ~ Sandra Brennan, All Movie Guide

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Visual, Literary, Magickal Alchemy by ajozwiak April 9, 2004 - 10:42 PM PDT
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4 out of 4 members found this review helpful
Goethe + Marlow + Svankmajer = chilly fun for you! Life size (anatomically correct) marionettes? Talking to demons that have your own face? Claymation, too? All bases covered. Enjoy what only Svankmajer can provide!




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