In honor (...or something) of Jan Svankmajer's new Edgar Allen Poe-inspired movie Lunacy, we present to you a history of some of his previous dabbles in Wordcandy-approved literature:
From his version of The Castle of Otranto:
From his version of Alice:
From Little Otik, his adaptation of a traditional Czech fairy tale:
Well. If those don't inspire you to run right out to your local video store (assuming that your local video store is the kind of place that carries unbelievably pretentious Czech animation from the seventies), then I don't know what will.