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Conspirators of Pleasure (1996)
Genre: Avant-Garde Animation Comedy (Czech Republic, Switzerland, UK)
Starring: Petr Meissel (Faust), Gabriela Wilhelmová
Overview: We follow the lives of six individuals all linked in some way - a way besides the obvious strange kinks they each secretly have in order to please themselves.
Performance: 8 Cinematography: 8 Script: 7 Plot: 7 Mood: 8
Overall Rating: 76% (No Need to Hoard)
Not typical stop-motion Svankmajer, Conspirators of Pleasure fails in delivering a dramatic climax several times. As six characters have a secret fetish, we have six opportunities to be enlightened, shocked, appalled or impressed by turns of events, surreal twists of fate, or psychological obsession. Half the characters had interesting arcs yet the other half merely had unfulfilled potential. I had hoped that since the theme was about character interrelations, like Magnolia or Happiness does, we would find that as time goes by the relationships between the characters would grow or change. More importantly the evolution of the fetishes themselves often fail to live up to the wonderfully nurtured suspense that each act builds up for our characters.
The trip was far better than the conclusion, but as a fan of this man's works, I'm still pleased enough to recommend it to fans of the genre, that being the 'Czech art-house surrealism with weird fetishes' crowd.
Yep, you guys'll love it.