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213 Ratings

Johann Sebastian Bach: Fantasy in G Minor

Johann Sebastian Bach: Fantasia G-moll

Directed by Jan Švankmajer
Czechoslovakia, 1965
Animation, Short, Avant-Garde


A man plays the Bach piece of the title on the organ, accompanied by images of stone walls with cracks and holes that grow and shrink, intercut with images of doors and wire-meshed windows.

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Johann Sebastian Bach: Fantasy in G Minor Directed by Jan Švankmajer

Awards & Festivals

Cannes Film Festival

1965 | Winner: Best Short Film