A Midsummer Night's Dream

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A Midsummer Night's Dream

stop motion based on play or musical

A Midsummer Night's Dream

Release Date: September 25, 1959

Year    :   1959
Slogan    :   «»
Genres    :   Animation, Fantasy, Comedy
Production Companies    :   Krátký film Praha – Studio kresleného a loutkového filmu Praha
Director    :   Jiří Trnka
Producers    :   Erna Kmínková, Jaroslav Možíš
Writers    :   William Shakespeare, Jiří Trnka, Josef Kainar
RunTime    :   76 mins.

The first puppet kinescope in the world. It is based on the famous poetic comedy by William Shakespeare. Three worlds meet in this story: the noble world of three Athens couples, a common popular world of tradesmen amateur theatre and a fairy-tale happiness of magic creatures as elves and nymphs. The film is considered the most remarkable Jirí Trnka's work and a milestone in the history of the world animation.




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