A Midsummer Night's Dream (1959)
1h 16min · Animation, Comedy, Fantasy · 25 September 1959
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.
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Director(s): Jirí TrnkaCast: Richard Burton, Joss Ackland, Ann Bell