The Folk Year / Lidovy rok 4x DVD
Now we are presenting this interesting topic in a new film form, supplemented by a number of unique film documentaries from the collections of leading Czech and Moravian museums. On 4 discs, the customs of the entire calendar year are presented in clear historical chapters, from Groundhog Day and Shrovetide through the Morana, Easter, bonfires, pilgrimages, Dusitsa, Advent fun to Christmas celebrations and carols. Original songs are accompanied by Petr Traxler. Otakar Brousek Sr. and Stanislav Lehký interpret unique period documents.
DISC 1 - End of Winter : Groundhog Day, St. Valentine's Day, St. Gregory's Day, Mardi Gras (film 40 min. / bonus features 130 min.)
DISC 2 - Spring: the Raising of the Dead, the pre-Easter Lenten weeks, Easter, Philoptochos and St. John's Day bonfires (film 87 min. / bonus features 89 min.)
DISC 3 - Summer and Autumn: Pentecost, May Day, Ride of the Kings, Pilgrimages, Feast of Tabernacles, Souls (film 84 min. / bonus features 120 min.)
DISC 4 - Advent and Christmas: Advent, St. Nicholas, St. Barbara, St. Lucia, Christmas, Christmas Carol (film 86 min. / bonus features 76 min.)
Length 297 min.
Production Year 2008
Subtitles Czech, English
Format DVD (PAL)
Director Ales Sobotka
Cast Vlastimil Vondruska, Petr Traxler, Otakar Brousek st., Stanislav Lehky, Anna Suchankova, Katerina Langerova, Michal Holan, Michal Celis
Also Known As:
Czech - Lidový rok
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