MALFORMANCE - PERFORMANCE
Croatia, clay puppet animation, 2007; 3.40 min
Director/Cinematograper: Tomislav Gregl
Script and concept: Tahir Mujicic
Clay models and animation: Ante Strinic
Music: Darko Hajsek
Editing: Bajko I. Hromalic
Production company: Zagreb Film, with the support from the Zagreb City Office for Culture and The Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Croatia
film speaks about the emergence of evil through history. The
artist (sculptor) is toying with these clay images of tyrants,
warmongers, dictators, and present-day war criminals until the evil
breaks out of control...
Director Tomislav Gregl
is a trick cameraman, one of the few people in Croatia with this skill.
Working as a cameraman and master of trick photography since 1987, he
has worked on animated feature films "Snowcap"(1989) and "Amazing
adventures of apprentice Lapich"(1996). Film "Longing" (2005) was his
debut as an author. With "Malformance performance" (2007) he tried his
hand in clay animation and used horizontal trick – camera to film it.