Tag Archives: Czech

The Most Beautiful Age

The Most Beautiful Age

Feb. 14, 1969

The Most Beautiful Age

An artist’s studio is descended upon by a group of retired men and a young mother who agree to model in the nude for money. Comedy ensues ...
Burning Bush
7.9

Burning Bush

Based on real characters and events, this drama focuses on the personal sacrifice of a Prague history student, Jan Palach, who set himself on ...
Our Mr. Foerster Died

Our Mr. Foerster Died

Apr. 01, 1962

Our Mr. Foerster Died

The childhood memories of Bohumil Hrabal living in his provincial hometown of Nymburk. Release: our dear mister foerster died 1962 720p bluray ...
Footprints
6.4

Footprints

Oct. 01, 1961

Footprints

This early short by Jaromil Jireš anticipates the formal and stylistic experimentation that would characterize VALERIE AND HER WEEK OF WONDERS. ...
Closely Watched Trains
7.7

Closely Watched Trains

Nov. 18, 1966

Closely Watched Trains

In a small town still occupied by the Germans as World War II’s tide is turning toward the Allies, apprentice train-watcher Milos is ...
Man in Outer Space
6.1

Man in Outer Space

Mar. 23, 1962

Man in Outer Space

An upholsterer who is preparing a rocket for takeoff accidentally jettisons himself into space and returns to Earth 500 years later with an alien ...
I Killed Einstein, Gentlemen
6.9

I Killed Einstein, Gentlemen

This futuristic science fiction comedy features an atomic bomb blast that causes women to grow beards and lose the ability to have children. A ...
The Pit, the Pendulum and Hope
7.6

The Pit, the Pendulum and Hope

A horrifying, surrealist version of Edgar Allan Poe’s “The Pit and the Pendulum” directed by the masterful animator Jan ...
The Last Trick
6.9

The Last Trick

Jan. 01, 1964

The Last Trick

Two magicians, Mr. Schwarzwald and Mr. Edgar, try to outdo each other in performing elaborate magic tricks, leading to a violent ending. Release: ...
The Joke
7.1

The Joke

Feb. 28, 1969

The Joke

In the 1950s, Ludvik Jahn was expelled from the Communist Party and the University by his fellow students, because of a politically incorrect ...
The Fall of the House of Usher
6.9

The Fall of the House of Usher

In this animated version of Edgar Allan Poe’s story, a traveller arrives at the Usher mansion to find that the sibling inhabitants are ...
The Cry
6.9

The Cry

Sep. 01, 1964

The Cry

TV mechanic Slávek (Josef Abrhám) takes his wife Ivana (Eva Límanová) to the maternity hospital. From the moment they say goodbye, the couple ...
Punch and Judy
7.2

Punch and Judy

Jan. 01, 1966

Punch and Judy

Two puppets, Punch and Judy, do battle to the death over the custody of a live guinea pig. Release: Rakvickarna 1968 General: mkv | 138 MB | ...
Picnic with Weissmann
7.0

Picnic with Weissmann

Jan. 02, 1968

Picnic with Weissmann

In one of Jan Svankmajer’s many mind-blowing, deliberately weird short films, a picnic consists of a suit sunbathing, a phonograph playing ...
Nowhere in Moravia
5.8

Nowhere in Moravia

Jul. 24, 2014

Nowhere in Moravia

When not serving regulars at a pub in the middle of a sleepy northern Moravian village, thirtysomething Maruna spends time with hesitant Jura and ...
Martyrs of Love
6.6

Martyrs of Love

Apr. 20, 1967

Martyrs of Love

This three-part ballad, which often uses music to stand in for dialogue, remains the most perfect embodiment of Nemec’s vision of a film ...
Mandragora
6.5

Mandragora

Oct. 23, 1997

Mandragora

Marek is a 15-year-old from a provincial village who runs away to Prague when he begins to fail at school. He is mugged shortly after arriving in ...
Jabberwocky
7.3

Jabberwocky

Jan. 01, 1971

Jabberwocky

In stop-time animation, a wardrobe moves through the countryside. It arrives in a house, a child’s voice recites Lewis Carroll’s ...
Flora
6.5

Flora

Jan. 01, 1989

Flora

The last moments of a creature made out of fruits and vegetables. Release: Flora 1989 General: mkv | 6 MB | 00:00:31 Video: 1382 Kbps | ...
Et Cetera
6.5

Et Cetera

Jul. 01, 1966

Et Cetera

A small, animated figure learns how to use a whip, a pair of wings and a house. Release: Et Cetera 1966 General: mkv | 98 MB | 00:06:58 Video: ...