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The Comb
The Comb
7.5
/10
396 Ratings

THE COMB

Directed by Stephen Quay, Timothy Quay
United Kingdom, 1991
Animation, Short

Synopsis

The film opens in the shadowy bedroom of a sleeping beauty and seems to enter her mind and burrow into her dreams. Based on the text by the Austrian writer Robert Walser, The Comb is an exploration of the subconscious visualized as a labyrinthine playhouse haunted by a doll-like explorer.

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Synopsis

The film opens in the shadowy bedroom of a sleeping beauty and seems to enter her mind and burrow into her dreams. Based on the text by the Austrian writer Robert Walser, The Comb is an exploration of the subconscious visualized as a labyrinthine playhouse haunted by a doll-like explorer.