SKU 5257

A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM (1959) * with switchable English and Spanish subtitles *

Jirí Trnka Writers: Jirí Brdecka, Josef Kainar |

A Midsummer Night's Dream (CzechSen noci svatojánské) is a 1959 Czechoslovak animated puppet film directed by Jiří Trnka. It is based on the Shakespeare play of the same name. It was entered into the 1959 Cannes Film Festival.

Three worlds meet in this story: the noble world of three Athens couples, a common popular world of tradesmen amateur theatre and a fairy-tale happiness of magic creatures as elves and nymphs. The film is considered the most remarkable Jirí Trnka's work and a milestone in the history of the world animation.

DVD-R is in Czech with switchable English and Spanish subtitles.  Approx. 76 mins. See film sample for audio and video quality!

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