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Faust

Faust (1994)

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This European fantasy features excellent and surprisingly imaginative clay animation combined with live-action to tell the story of a man who sells his soul to Satan without the benefit of a lawyer. Initially, Faust does not rise to the bait presented by Mephistopheles' assistants who encode their offers in commuter-maps handed out at a Prague subway exit. Instead he accidently calls Mephistopheles himself. With the Devil's favorite minion, Faust agrees to sell his soul in exchange for 24

Aug 31, 1999

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Marvelous grown-up animation with a grubby surrealist sensibility. The best screen treatment of this material to date.

July 8, 2004

This unique film can be appreciated for how beautiful it all is.

January 28, 2004 Full Review Source: Ozus' World Movie Reviews
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His Faust is a bit too detached to be truly disturbing or emotionally affecting.

July 4, 2002 Full Review Source: MovieMartyr.com
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Avant-garde animator Jan Svankmajer uses Claymation, puppet theater, stop-motion animation, special effects and live action to give the film a surrealistic look on the popular tale of a man who encounters a devil named Mephistopheles, with whom he makes a deal. Jan Svankmajer has again created a surreal work of art in Faust.
June 11, 2008
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