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Title:
The best of Zagreb film Be careful what you wish for, and, The classic collection
Author:
Vukotić, Dušan.
Edition:
[DVD version].
Publication Information:
Chatsworth, CA : Distributed by Image Entertainment, [2000]

©2000
Physical Description:
1 videodisc (114 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Summary:
This compilation presents 21 short animation films by various directors, dating back in some cases to the early 1960s. "In four decades, Zagreb Film of Yugoslavia produced 600 animated films, winning more than 400 international awards. The studio quickly became famous for a unique animation style that became known as 'the Zagreb school.' One of the studio's pioneering distinctions was that its filmmakers wrote, designed, and directed their own films, resulting in boldly entertaining cartoons unified in design, tone, and message"--Container.
General Note:
Silent short animation films with music soundtracks.

DVD compilation of films produced since the early 1960s; released on videotape in 1999.

"Dolby digital mono"--Container.

Container includes brief synopses of films and chapter index.

"Not rated. Contains scenes of animated nudity. Parental discretion advised"--Container.

For specific features see interactive menu.
Language:
English
Contents:
Be careful what you wish for. Big time ; Curiosity ; Musical pig ; Okay! ; Elegy ; The fifth one ; The wall ; Prayer ; Paranoia ; The ceremony ; The fly ; Maxicat in The hat ; Maxicat in Lunch ; Maxicat in Broom -- The classic collection. Ersatz ; Diary ; Mask of the red death ; Butterflies ; Last waltz in the old mill ; Fisheye ; Mass in A minor.
UPC:
014381900224
Format :
DVD

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Yugoslavia's Zagreb Films studio created some of the world's most critically-acclaimed animated films, and this video collects seven Zagreb shorts that take a funny and irreverent look at human foibles. "Mouseferatu" puts a new spin on an old vampire legend, "Plot" finds a man getting more than he bargained for when he picks up a woman at a bar, "Satiemania" offers an unusual visualization of the music of Eric Satie, "Dream Doll" records a man's unusual relationship with an inflatable doll, "Album" depicts a girl traveling through the past in her family's photo album. A man gets ready for another day at work in "Way To Your Neighbor," and "The Match" introduces a new subtext to the game of soccer. ~ Mark Deming, Rovi


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