Alchemical Furnace

Direction
Year 
2020
Country
  • Czech Republic
  • Slovakia
Runtime
118min 
Audio Tracks 
Subtitles 

The documentary Alchemical Furnace is a unique portrait of one of the most original and, at the same time, internationally acclaimed figures of Czecho-Slovak cinema – the director and artist Jan Švankmajer, made by the young directors Adam Oľha and Jan Daňhel. They were granted the unique opportunity to enter the “alchemical workshop” of the film production company ATHANOR and take part in the creation – as the filmmaker himself calls it – of Jan Švankmajer’s latest film, Insect.

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Details

  • Original Title
    Alchymická pec
  • Direction
  • Cinematography
    Adam Oľha, Jakub Halousek, Jan Daňhel
  • Editing
    Jan Daňhel
  • Sound
    Tobiáš Potočný, Ivo Špalj
  • Runtime
    118 min (91+ min.)
  • Year
    2020
  • Country
    • Czech Republic
    • Slovakia
  • Format
    • Colour
    • Black & White

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