Manly Games

1988, Jan Švankmajer

Posted by John Martz, October 23, 2020

With shades of Terry Gilliam's Monty Python animations, Manly Games takes aim at the toxic masculinity and violence in sports. Though not without the dark surrealism that is a trademark of his work, Mužné hry is maybe the most purely comical of Jan Švankmajer's films.