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SURVIVING LIFE

Wed, Feb 15, 2012
at 8:45 PM (Whitsell Auditorium)
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Wed, Feb 22, 2012
at 9 PM (Whitsell Auditorium)
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SURVIVING LIFE

DIRECTOR: Jan Svankmajer - CZECH REPUBLIC

“Legendary surrealist director Svankmajer returns with one of the warmest and funniest films of his career. Eugene, seemingly content in his marriage and mundane career, finds himself repeatedly dreaming of a mysterious beautiful woman. Seeking the help of a psychoanalyst to explain this phenomenon, he finds himself torn between his erotic dream life and the waking world. This being Svankmajer, complete with his trademark mix of live action with animation and scabrous wit, Eugene surprises his doctor by saying he doesn’t want to stop the dreams but rather wants to plunge deeper into his subconscious to spend more time with this woman of his dreams.”—ICA, London (105 mins.)

Selected Filmography: Alice (88), Lesson Faust (94), Conspirators of Pleasure (96), Little Otik (00), Lunacy (05), plus two dozen shorts since 1964.

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