Franz Kafka's A Country Doctor & Other Fantastic Films By Koji Yamamura On DVD


The DVD collection includes 15 short animated films created by the highly regarded Japanese animator between 1987 and 2007, including the acclaimed 'Mt. Head', which received an Oscar nomination for Best Animated Short Film of 2002. Other titles featured are the 2003 English-language 'The Old Crocodile' and the 2007 title film, a nightmarish, drawing-on-paper rendering of the famed short story and winner of seven Grand Prizes at major animation festivals worldwide.

Koji Yamamura is considered one of the greatest independent Japanese animators of this generation. Born in Japan in 1964, he has been crafting animation since age 12 by combining traditional drawings with mixed media such as modeling clay, still photography and painting. Yamamura has fashioned entirely distinctive, stunningly imaginative worlds with free-spirited creativity.

If you have a region 1 encoded DVD player I highly recommend purchasing a copy of these wonderful films, hopefully a region 2 release may follow.

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