Intimate psychological drama, one of the darkest offerings from the czech New Wave...
Fati Farari is from Africa. He studies piano in Prague with Professor Rauch and rents a room with a Czech family. In Prague, he has friends among his fellow-students, but sometimes has to cope with allusions to his dark skin....
Dramatic events tied to the assassination of Nazi Reichsprotektor Reinhard Heydrich inspired a remarkable film in 1964, brought to life by director Jiří Sequens.
A reputable old physician has to content himself with a post as a “country doctor” after his wife emigrates. In the local health centre, he meets with hostility and incomprehension, but his humane approach win him the respect of his doubtful new colleagues and mistrusting patients…
Alcoholism permeates this psychological drama, created in 1981 by František Vláčil according to a screenplay by Irena Charvátová.
Prince Myshkin (“the idiot”), who has just returned to Russia, suddenly bursts into a soirée where nobody is expecting him...
Subject of Vláčil’s poetic, prize-winning early short is a young boy's infatuation with flight ...
A postal dove gets lost on the way from northern France to Germany. The bird serves as a vehicle for changes in the life of Prague lad Michal, confined to a wheelchair following an accident.
The Valley of the Bees is a film about making decisions in a world where there is little or nothing left to decide...
Shepherd Ondřej Baran (Juraj Kukura), living at a remote sheep farm in the mountains, is forced into a deadly game of trying to protect his family while avoiding being sucked into a malevolent world.
A priest travels to investigate a miller suspected to be working with the devil.
A psychological drama about the implementation of the Nazis’ Nuremberg Laws, which has a major impact on a town in eastern Slovakia. Local Jews are forced to depart for concentration camps, and their possessions are confiscated.
The compilation documentary We Will Remain Faithful is a testimony to the Czechoslovak resistance during the Second World War.
The hero of the story is a drifter who awakens from dreams of richness into a frosty December day, in which he will be confronted with an unexpected moral dilemma: whether he can resist the temptation to exploit the gullibility of the hosts who have provided him help and shelter.
The film, which is the sequel to The Good Soldier Švejk that depicted the fate of Švejk away from the front lines, continues as the second part of transcript from Hašek’s novel by focusing on the Budějovice military advance.
The best known adaptation for film of Jaroslav Hašek’s satirical novel joins timeless humor with trenchant irony, the target of which is not limited to the senselessness of war alone.
Suggestive portraits of old people from the Liptov and Orava regions who are able to enjoy their individual freedom even in the times of civilisational chaos and insecurity.
A psychological study of a nurse who chooses solitude as an escape from the duplicity and emotional barrenness of the men around her.
A tragicomedy about a bachelor, emotionally presenting the life of people living on the periphery of society.
A lyrical tragicomedy about a village postman Jakub and Jolanka, a Roma girl.
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