Video/Film , DVD in English

The Brothers Quay collection : ten astonishing short films, 1984-1993

Kino International ; a Zeitgeist Films release.
  • New York, N.Y. : Kino on Video, ©2000.
  • 1 videodisc (123 min.) : sound, colored & b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
  • DVD (NTSC region 1).
Credits
  • Directors, Brothers Quay ; producer, Keith M. Griffiths.
Subjects
Summary
  • The Brothers Quay create puppet animation, where decaying dolls, primitive machinery, and other found objects interact in an expressionist world of ultra-reality.
Contents
  • The cabinet of Jan Svankmajer (14 min.) (1984)
  • The epic of Gilgamesh or This unnameable little broom (11 min.) (1985)
  • Street of crocodiles (21 min.) (1986)
  • Rehearsals for extinct anatomies (14 min.) (1987)
  • Dramolet (Stille Nacht I) (1 min.) (1988)
  • The comb (from the Museums of Sleep) (17 min.) (1991)
  • De Artificiali Perspectiva or Anamorphosis (15 min.) (1991)
  • Are we still married? (Stille Nacht II) (3 min) (1991) / music by His Name is Alive
  • Tales from the Vienna Woods (Stille Nacht III) (3 min.) (1992)
  • Can't go wrong without you (Stille Nacht IV) (3 min.) (1993) / music by His Name is Alive.
Other information
  • Short films produced between 1984 and 1993.
  • DVD features include: "Nocturna Artificialia" (21 minutes, 1979), the first Brothers Quay short ; original theatrical trailer for the Quay Brothers feature Institute Benjamenta ; interview with the Brothers Quay.
Publisher's number
  • K170 DVD Kino International
Identifying numbers
  • OCLC: 44912158