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2019, Czech Famous Directors -

Director Vaclav Vorlicek died on 5. February 2019 of lung cancer at the age of 88 years. His fairy tale film Tri Orisky pro Popelku (Three Wishes for Cinderella) became a tradition of TV Christmas in the Czech Republic, through Germany to Norway. Vaclav Vorlicek is among the most successful Czech film directors and screenwriters. His most frequent collaborator was a writer and a screenwriter Milos Macourek. From 1951 to 1956 he studied directing at FAMU (film school). His graduate film was called Direktiva. He subsequently joined the Barrandov Film Studio as an assistant director. His first independent film was...

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2018, Czech Famous Directors -

Czech Oscar-winning director Milos Forman has died on 13 April. The Czech native was 86 years old. Forman is regarded as one of the best and the world's most renowned film directors. He achieved many successes and was appreciated by both the audience and the critics. One of his most famous films is One Flew over the Cuckoo's Nest, 1974. He got five Oscar Academy Awards, including one for the best film and for the best director. Another eight Oscars won his famous film Amadeus.   He directed his own debut in 1963, which is collectively named as Konkurs, and...

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2018, Czech Famous Directors -

He undoubtedly belonged to the top directors of the Czech Republic, and his death is an irreplaceable loss. He was born 4.9.1934 and became a Czech film director and also an actor, he studied photography, directing, and puppetry. First, he worked in the 60's in Prague's Semafor Theatre, later became a film director at Barrandov Studios. In 1987 he emigrated to the Federal Republic of Germany, and after the year 1989 returned back. Herz was the author of more than 25 films, many of which won various prestigious awards. For his film making, he has received many domestic and international...

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2017, Czech Famous Directors -

An introvert, perfectionist, and romantic Karel Zeman was the most successful exporter in the history of Czech cinema. What is surprising is that he only had course of arranging and advertising drawing, and one French private school of advertising art, to which he got through a advertisement in the age of seventeen! The first contact with puppet creations began in his childhood with the children's puppet theatre. It was a powerful impulse to the issue, about which he wrote: "I opened up a new world of puppets, quite different than the one that surrounded me. I ran to them and...

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