Svetlonos (The Torchbearer) (2005) Theatrical Cartoon

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English Title: The Torchbearer

Svetlonos (The Torchbearer) (2005) Theatrical Cartoon

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  • Theatrical ShortShort
  • Bionaut Films, FAMU
  • Distributed by: Bionaut Films
  • Directed By Václav Svankmajer.
  • Produced By Vratislav Slajer, Barbora Fabiánová, Martin Posta.
  • Animated By Martin Kublák.
  • Awards: Cracow Students Jury Award, International Competition, Václav Svankmajer, For adding a bit of magic to the most usual mechanisms, Cracow Film Festival, 2006.
  • Originally Released on May 07, 2005.
  • Originally Released Theatrically.
  • Running Time: 25 minutes.
  • Color
  • Czech Republic  Czech Republic

Cartoon Summary:

In a twisted, labyrinthine metropolis, the machine that regulates the cycles of sunlight and darkness breaks down, forcing a dangerous intervention.

Cartoon Production Information:

English Title: "The Torchbearer."

Stop-motion animation.

Release date is that of screening at the Trebon Film Festival.

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