For a better experience on MUBI, update your browser.

Faust's House

Faustuv dum

Directed by Garik Seko
Czechoslovakia, 1977
Animation, Short

Synopsis

A film story based on the old Prague legends. It tells about a poor student lured by wealth, which he prefers to knowledge. In the end, he sells his soul to the evil powers. The Devil takes him to hell and since then there is a blackened hole on the ceiling of a Prague house.

This film is not currently playing on MUBI but 30 other great films are. See what’s now showing
Faust's House Directed by Garik Seko

What are people saying?

  • Adam Whybray's rating of the film Faust's House

    Personally I consider this Seko's best. It is essentially a solid piece of edutainment. There's a lovely, slightly shabby museum in Prague called 'Museum of Prague Ghosts and Legends' and I can very much imagine this film playing on a television set in a corner there, probably off of a vhs. Suitable for children over 8 but they may well find it too slow. I'm rather fond of it though!

Related films