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1,011 Ratings


Lekce Faust

Directed by Jan Švankmajer
France, 1994
Avant-Garde, Fantasy, Horror


Legendary animator Jań Švankmajer brings to life the story of Faust, who is solicited by the devil at a Prague subway exit and sells his soul in exchange for 24 pleasure-filled years. An unusual and surreal adaptation of Goethe’s, Grabbe’s and Marlowe’s classics.

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Faust Directed by Jan Švankmajer

Awards & Festivals

Cannes Film Festival


Toronto International Film Festival


Karlovy Vary International Film Festival

1994 | Winner: Special Prize of the Jury

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