Hungary Visiting: Historical Milestones
Hungarian Animated Film Retrospective II - Historical Milestones 1
An abstract stop motion commercial advertising the shoe polish brand "Schmoll".
A cartoon allegory set in a concert hall about armed aggression and the ignorance of the crowd. The film won the Golden Dragon Special Prize at the 1968 Krakow Short Film Festival.
The film follows the random and fragmentary sound impressions of the radio through unexpected surreal combinations of under-the-camera paintings and drawings.
This Oscar-nominated film is a graphic masterpiece about the eternal human struggle.
How does our society look like from the outside? Take a look with an external creature on a world filled with hundreds of beans.
Aggression bears aggression: Hey You! is a precise depiction of how the persecuted becomes the persecutor.
An absurd and minimalistic comedy about the torturer and the tortured.
A story of a man who one day went out to have dinner in a posh restaurant but ended up eating the whole universe.
The sculptor is making a statue, and, in turn, is being fashioned by the statue.
A story of a crowded perpetual motion lift in which a little man wants to get in – a quiet struggle with no end. Winner of Palme d'Or for Best Short Film in 1982.
This Academy Award winning animation by Ferenc Rofusz pioneered a magnificent new technique of background animation. Telling the story from the P.O.V. of a fly trapped within a house was also a unique state of art from the Eastern European block.
A poetic illustration of how creative reformers can be paralysed by the mass.
Things go wild when a bowl of dough is left on its own in the pantry at grandma's.
A tiny costumed fairy couple come to life in the optical illusion machine of Charles-Émile Reynaud. The film is a lyrical tribute to the creator of the Théâtre Optique and the forefather of animation.