Jan Švankmajer (1971)

is a 1971 Czechoslovak animated short film written and directed by Jan Švankmajer, based loosely on the poem “Jabberwocky” by Lewis Carroll. It was produced by Erna Kmínková, Marta Sichová, Jirí Vanek, and animated by Vlasta Pospísilová.


  1. It’s surreal. It must have taken forever to create. The music sounds like Philip Glass. I would like to see what parts of the brain fires when a person watches and listens to it.

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