Seven animated films and the 1987 live-action short "The Last Theft" comprise this collection spotlighting the prodigious talents and distinctive cinematic vision of Czech animator Jiri Barta. Slyly amusing and often featuring anti-consumerist motifs, his films brilliantly encapsulate imaginative worlds. Selections include "Disc Jockey" (1980), "The Design" (1981), "The Vanished World of Gloves" (1982) and "The Pied Piper of Hamelin" (1985).
Based on Frank Miller's latest graphic novel Xerxes and told in the breathtaking visual style of the blockbuster "300," this new chapter of the epic saga takes the action to a fresh battlefield--on the sea--as Greek general Themistokles attempts to unite all of Greece by leading the charge that will change the course of the war.
An ex- CIA operative is brought back in on a very personal mission and finds himself pitted against his former pupil in a deadly game involving high level CIA officials and the Russian president-elect.
Based on the real life story of legendary cryptanalyst Alan Turing, the film portrays the nail-biting race against time by Turing and his brilliant team of code-breakers at Britain's top-secret Government Code and Cypher School at Bletchley Park, during the darkest days of World War II.
Have you watched Labyrinth of Darkness: Jiri Barta yet? What did you think about it?