A Midsummer Night's Dream (1959)

12/18/1961 (US) AnimationFantasyComedy 1h 16m
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The first puppet kinescope in the world. It is based on the famous poetic comedy by William Shakespeare. 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.

  1. Jiří Trnka

    Director, Screenplay

  2. Josef Kainar

    Screenplay

Top Billed Cast

  1. Rudolf Pellar

    Rudolf Pellar

    Narrator (voice)

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A Midsummer Night's Dream
A Midsummer Night's Dream

Original Title Sen noci svatojánské

Status Released

Original Language Czech

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