Conspirators of Pleasure
Conspirators of Pleasure (1997)

Czech animator Jan Svankmajer gained acclaim and notoriety for his eerie, nightmarish stop-motion animated pieces fashioned out of discarded dolls, battered marionettes, and pieces of junk. His films such as Alice and Faust delved headlong… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: August 22, 1997
DVD Release Date: February 22, 2000
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Critic Score: 86% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Jeremy Heilman

The film's handmade look fits the material, since it's about desires too personal to be mass-produced.

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Renfreu Neff
Film Journal International

Agreeably witty and bizarre, but patience is required to sustain interest in its intricately oddball, non-verbalized story for nearly an hour-and-a-half.

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Arash Xak
Svankmajer is more interested in detailing than developing & the film feels like a stretched short movie but overall interesting & fun, I've yet to… More
Eric Broome
Six bizarre fetishists -- not necessarily focused on sex -- carry out their unique, elaborate rituals in Jan Svankmajer's unsettling "Conspirators of… More
Saskia D.
This movie probably deserves a higher rating, but shit: this is not for me. It's pretty obscene in a harmless way, but come to think of it -sick as it is-… More
El Hombre Invisible
Conspirators of a Pleasure is a film about private obsessions. The film begins observing the behavior of six people as each is in their own little world… More