Jan Svankmajer: The Surreal Puppet Poet
(Jan Svankmajer, Czech Republic, 2000, 35mm, 132 min)
Tuesday, Jun 19 at 08:00PM
Little Otik revives an Eastern European folk story about a man who carves a root into the shape of a baby as a gift for his infertile wife. When she pretends to give birth, it comes alive, and soon its indiscriminate appetite makes its parents wonder whether they wouldn't be better off childless.
Northwest Film Forum (View)
1515 12th Avenue
Seattle, WA 98122