Jan Švankmajer’s third feature film is a dialogue-free black comedy aspiring to create a synaesthetic experience for its audience. The film centers on six outwardly average individuals who have elaborate fetishes indulged with surreptitious care.
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A film that constantly approaches the bad taste without this being an inspiring factor of the film. What remains?, an obvious technical and plastic capacity in the animation moments and, above all, a kind of preview of Cronenberg's "Videodrome", through the relationship of the caressing machine with the television set and its blonde speaker, whose elucubrations announces immensely what Deborah Harry would perform.
One of the most weird movies I've watched but at the same time it could'nt be more natural; what can people do in order to achieve pleasure, and all the small things and simple actions in our life that build that strong feeling .
Another great work by Jan I really love that there is little to no dialogue in this work!
I really helps you feel in the gaps for what the characters are all about even though there is already a lot to chew on. Jan's style of creating is definitely it own.