Jan Švankmajer

Animator, Film director

1934 –

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Who is Jan Švankmajer?

Jan Švankmajer is a Czech filmmaker and artist whose work spans several media. He is a self-labeled surrealist known for his animations and features, which have greatly influenced other artists such as Terry Gilliam, the Brothers Quay, and many others.

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Born
Sep 4, 1934
Prague
Also known as
  • Jan Svankmajer
Spouses
Children
Nationality
  • Czech Republic
  • Czechoslovakia
Profession
Education
  • Academy of Performing Arts in Prague
Lived in
  • Prague

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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