Classic Czech film – INVENTION FOR DESTRUCTION – out on dvd and Blu Ray

INVENTION FOR DESTRUCTIONINVENTION 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
Subtitles: English

SPECIAL FEATURES

• 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)

Featurettes:

• Why Zeman Made the Film

• Zeman’s Special Effects

• Restoring the World of Fantasy

• About the Restoration

• Trailer

• 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

Main Cast
Lubor Tokoš – Simon Hart
Arnošt Navrátil – Professor Roch
František Šlégr – Captain Spade
Miloslav Holub – Count d’Artigas
Václav Kyzlink – Mr Serko
Jana Zatloukalová – Jana

DVD available to buy at –

www.worldonlinecinema.com/Home/russian-and-eastern-european-films-on-dvd

 

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