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Inspiration (1948 film)

Directed by Karel Zeman
Release dates
  • 1948 (1948)
Running time
10 minutes
Country Czechoslovakia
Language Czech

Inspiration (Czech: Inspirace) is a 1948 Czech animated short film directed by Karel Zeman.[1] It is a wordless stop-motion film made using glass figurines. The characters in the film are stock characters from Italian comedia dell'arte.[2]

Plot synopsis

An unnamed man, implied to be an artist, is looking at a drop of water by his window. In it, he sees the clown Pierrot being spurned by his beloved Columbine, who is riding in a horse-drawn carriage.


  1. ^ Karel Zeman Museum, "Filmography",, retrieved 3 February 2015 
  2. ^ Adventures of Sindbad the Sailor,  

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