FAUST
FAUST


SYNOPSIS
Svankmajer's "Faust" is a man who, after being lured by a strange map into a sinister puppet theatre, finds himself immersed in an bizarre version of the the play, blending actors, clay model animation and giant puppets.

DIRECTORJan Svankmajer, Ernst Gossner
YEAR1993
STATUScompleted
FESTIVALS AWARDSCzech Critics Awards 1995 Best Animated Film
Czech Lions 1995 Best Actor
Best Sound
Best Design Achievement Fantasporto 1995
Best Special Effects Karlovy Vary Int. Film Festival 1994 Special Prize of the Jury
PRODUCERSJaromir Kallistan (producer)
Karl Baumgartner
Keith Griffiths
Michael Havas
Hengameh Panahi
Colin Rose (executive producer)
CO PRODUCTION WITHAthenor Production
MMC
Kominsk
Lumen Films
Pandora Film
PRODUCTION
SUPPORTED BYCNC
WORLD SALESCelluloid Dreams (Paris)
GERMAN DISTRIBUTORPandora Film / Kinowelt
LENGTH97 min.
FORMATcolour
35mm
1:1.85
Dolby SR
SHOOTING LOCATIONCzech Republic
ORIGINAL LANGUAGECzech
CASTPetr Cepek
Jan Kraus
Vladimir Kudla
Antonin Zacpal
Jiri Suchy
Victorie Knotkova
Jana Mezlova
WRITERSChristian Grabbe
Jan Svankmajer(based on Johann Wolfgang von Goethe & Christopher Marlowe "Faustus")
CASTING
DIRECTOR OF PHOTOGRAPHYSvatopluk Malý
EDITINGMarie Zemanová
MUSICmusic taken from Johann Sebastian Bach
Charles Gounod
SOUNDIvo Spalj
ART DIRECTIONJan Svankmajer
Eva Svankmajerová
COSTUMESRuzena Bláhová
MAKE UP HAIRJirina Bisingerová
Eva Capková
LINKSwww.celluloid-dreams.com