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Street of crocodiles

Author: Keith Griffiths; Bruno Schulz; Brothers Quay,; Koninck Studios,
Publisher: New York, NY : Zeitgeist, 1986.
Edition/Format:   eVideo : Animation : Clipart/images/graphics : Polish
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The Quays' masterpiece, Street of Crocodiles is adapted from a short story by Polish writer Bruno Schulz, and was their first film shot on 35mm. A museum keeper spits into the eyepiece of an ancient peep-show and sets the musty machine in motion, plunging the viewer into a nightmarish netherworld of bizarre puppet rituals among the dirt and grime.
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Genre/Form: Film adaptations
Puppet films
Short films
Stop-motion animation films
Named Person: Bruno Schulz; Bruno Schulz
Material Type: Animation, Clipart/images/graphics, Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Keith Griffiths; Bruno Schulz; Brothers Quay,; Koninck Studios,
OCLC Number: 945370356
Language Note: In Polish.
Notes: Title from resource description page (viewed February 01, 2016).
Description: 1 online resource (21 min.)
Responsibility: animation, mise-en-scène puppets, camera decors montage, Quay Brothers ; produced by Keith Griffiths for Koninck.

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The Quays' masterpiece, Street of Crocodiles is adapted from a short story by Polish writer Bruno Schulz, and was their first film shot on 35mm. A museum keeper spits into the eyepiece of an ancient peep-show and sets the musty machine in motion, plunging the viewer into a nightmarish netherworld of bizarre puppet rituals among the dirt and grime.

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