Films & Other Videos
Films with: Jireš, Jaromil
- A pozdravuji vlastovky Give my love to the swallows /
- Tells the true story of Maruska Kuderikova, a courageous, young Moravian girl who was part of the Czech Resistance during World War II. Maruska was arrested by the Nazis for her resistance work, an experience she chronicled in a makeshift diary.
- DVD 4189
- Pernicky na dne = Pearls of the deep.
- Five short films by Czech new wave directors, each based on a Bohumil Hrabal story.
- DVD 2806
- Valerie a týden divů Valerie and her week of wonders /
- A bewitching fairy tale about a young girl's coming of age. Valerie discovers the world is not what it seems after she gets a pair of magical earrings. Her quaint little village is actually a haven for blood-sucking vampires. Her grandmother is really an evil old crone. The local farmers are lechers, and the town's priest harbors strange desires.
- DVD 4296
- Žert The joke /
- Tragicomedy that revolves around a single joke: a professor, who is also an unrepentant ladies' man, is sentenced to six years hard labor for an irreverant postcard he sends to a woman he is trying to seduce. A stunning vision of life in Czechoslovakia during the Stalinist 50s.
- DVD 1265