A museum keeper spits into the eyepiece of an ancient peep-show and sets the musty machine going. Inside, the puppets partake of a series of bizarre rituals amongst the dirt and the grime.
The Quay Brothers’ legendary stop-motion short was chosen by Terry Gilliam as one of the best animated films ever and its not hard to see why. Based on a short story by Bruno Schulz, Street of Crocodiles is cloaked in shadows and stalked by mystery: as the dormant creakily comes back to life.
Luis Buñuel, 1930, France
Guy Maddin, 2007, Canada
Vincent Paronnaud,Marjane Satrapi, 2007, France
David Lynch, 1997, United States
Mamoru Oshii, 2004, Japan
Gaspar Noé, 2002, France
Andrei Tarkovsky, 1979, Soviet Union
Lars von Trier, 2003, Denmark
David Lynch, 1977, United States
Alain Resnais, 1956, France