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2020, Czech Famous Directors, Czech Film History, Czech Film News -

We regret to inform you that Oscar-winning director Jiri Menzel dies at age 82. The sad news was published on Sunday evening by his wife Olga Menzlova. The winner of the prestigious Oscar film award for the film Closely Watched Trains went to the film heaven on Saturday evening. Jiri Menzel was born in 1938 in Prague as a son of famous writer and screenwriter Josef Menzel. In 1962 he finished his studies in directing with Otakar Vavra at FAMU (Film and TV School of the Academy of Performing Arts in Prague). In the 1960s, he was a co-founder of...

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2020, Czech Film News, New Czech Films, New releases -

This film, based on a book by Philip Roth, raises expectations, but unfortunately the transfer to the screen was not very successful. The story of the film Prague Orgies takes us back to the mid-1970s. A famous American writer Nathan Zuckerman - Philip Roth's often used alter ego - arrives to Prague to save and take away a manuscript of an unpublished book. On his Prague mission, he meets a quirky and untamed writer Olga and goes to infamous parties, where everyone is looking for an escape to short-term freedom in their own way. Gradually, he becomes against his will...

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2020, New Czech Films -

The main character Aninka lives on a farm with two evil sisters. Sisters don't like Aninka and makes her their servant. One day Aninka finds a bird feather with which she unconsciously summons Prince Vitek, cursed to bird's form. When evil sisters find out that Aninka is dating a handsome young man, they steal her feather, destroy it and Vitek disappears. The only way to break the curse is for Aninka to find him somewhere in the world. And so the girl sets out on a journey to save her lover. She saves a waterman from an evil peasant at...

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2020, Czech Film News, New releases -

After one of the most successful Czech films in recent years, Cesta z Mesta and the non-traditional documentary Z Mesta Cesta, Tomas Vorel comes up with another feature film, Skritek. After years, the director returns to the grotesque genre, which we could already see in a film Prazska Petka in a story A Trip to Karlstejn from 1989. A family, that we know from the film Cesta z Mesta, has moved from a village to a small town. The father (Bolek Polivka) works as a butcher in a meat processing plant, the mother (Eva Holubova) is employed as a cashier...

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2020, New Czech Films -

Old acquaintances are entangled again Head Over Heels in romance, humor, love beyond grave, hysteria and helplessness - scenes from everyday relationship life are now even more believable, funny, but at the same time they put their characters in more unpredictable and often quite cruel situations. Whether it's their bedrooms, offices or favorite bars, there is something in every part of their lives that we can safely recognize ourselves. Even more tangled emotional storyline, in which you laugh and cry with the characters, carry all the (un)imaginable troubles of modern relationships. Simply put, everyone searches one another - and sometimes...

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