INVENTION FOR DESTRUCTION (12) 1958 CZECHOSLOVAKIA ZEMAN , KAREL DVD – £12.99 BLU RAY – £19.99 (BOTH FORMATS REGION FREE)
One of the most commercially successful Czech films. The film is a combination of live-action and animation and is a heartfelt homage to Jules Verne’s tales of science and adventure.
Languages option Czech or English
• Presented from a brand new 4K restoration of the film from original materials.
• The Fabulous World of Jules Verne – the alternative full-length English-dubbed version of the feature film.
• A new appreciation by filmmaker and animator John Stevenson, director of Kung Fu Panda and Sherlock Gnomes.
• Two of Karel Zeman’s exquisite short films – Inspiration (1949) and King Lavra (1950) (BLU-RAY EXCLUSIVE)
• Why Zeman Made the Film
• Zeman’s Special Effects
• Restoring the World of Fantasy
• About the Restoration
• Museum Karel Zeman promo
• Booklet featuring new writing on the film by film critic and historian James Oliver
• New and improved English subtitle translation.
• Available for the first time ever in the UK
• Region free Blu-ray and DVD
Directed and designed by Karel Zeman
Screenplay – Karel Zeman, František Hrubín
Adapted from the novel ‘Facing the Flag’ by Jules Verne
Director of Photography – Jirí Tarantík
Editor – Zdenek Stehlík
Sound – František Strangmüller, Hanuš Silvera
Music – Zdenek Liška
Costumes – Karel Postrehovsky
Set Construction – Zdenek Rozkopal
Animators – Arnošt Kupcík, Jindrich Liška, František Krcmár
Lubor Tokoš – Simon Hart
Arnošt Navrátil – Professor Roch
František Šlégr – Captain Spade
Miloslav Holub – Count d’Artigas
Václav Kyzlink – Mr Serko
Jana Zatloukalová – Jana
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