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The original Surrealists of the 1920s loved film. They loved its populism,
vulgarity and potential for anarchic expression. As an experimental cinema developed, Surrealism remained a dominant spice on its menu, from the abstract psychodramas of Maya Deren to the animated nightmares of Jan Svankmajer and beyond. Then, beyond all of that, there are the plentiful films influenced by the Surrealists. Not "surrealism" exactly but something somewhat related.

Genres / Avant-garde / Surrealistic