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About the Movie
Film Adventurer Karel Zeman is a biographical film that looks back at the life, work and significance of the genius of world cinema. It looks into the kitchen of the film tricks pioneer. We interview today's filmmakers from Japan to America to find out why his films are still alive and in many ways unsurpassed. Terry Gilliam, Tim Burton, Koji Yamamura, Kosei Ono and others talk about their inspiration by Karel Zeman. His film The Fabulous World of Jules Verne was released in 70 countries, showing in 96 theaters in New York alone. Zeman was in his field of absolute solitaire, he created his own handmade world based purely from his imagination. There is one more story in the film - nowadays students of animation at Zlín university remake three of Zeman's best scenes using old ways of making the special effects, how do they succeed?
Really enjoyed this documentary about animator and filmmaker Karel Zeman. Lots of interviews with his friends and family along with folks inspired by his work like Terry Gilliam and Tim Burton. Also some really cool modern day re-creations of scenes from his movies showing the techniques he used. Check it out if you like art, animation and imagination.