A room, with two chairs and photographs and news clippings on the wall. One of the photographs shows the back of a man’s head. An empty suit is mounted on the left-hand chair, in front of which is a pair of black shoes.
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This Svankmajer short is a commissioned music video. From it, I learned that Svankmajer is a great animator and hopefully someone will give him more budget. But I wish it told me about the human condition as Svankmajer's shorts often do.
It is unfortunate that Švankmajer's only music video should be for such a disposable song, however there is place in the universe for Švankmajer at his most gimmicky, especially when the gimmicks are welded to a Surrealist politics of desire barely present in the original lyrics! Plus, 'Another Kind of Love' contains the most fully realised vision of Švankmajerian shoes and for this we must be thankful.