by Patrick Winfield in New Trends on Wednesday 7 December 2011

In this interview with The legendary surrealist filmmaker Jan Švankmajer, we get a glimpse into the mind of a brilliant creative visionary. His unique melding of live action and animation is reminiscent of the Monty Python years. It is a pleasure to learn what it is that makes him create. Or, as the surrealists say, there is only one poetry and it does not matter which means we use to capture it.