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Five top directors of the Czech New Wave contributed to this anthology of shorts based on stories by writer Bohumil Hrabal. Jiri Menzel examines a motorcycle race through the eyes of the spectators in "Mr. Baltazar"; two elderly men are the focus of Jan Nemec's "The Swindlers"; Evald Schorm's "House of Joy" deals with a primitive artist; gender politics are satirized in Vera Chytilová's "The Globe Buffet"; and Jaromil Jires traces a youthful "Romance." 103 min. Standard; Soundtrack: Czech; Subtitles: English; excised segments "A Boring Afternoon," : The Junk Shop"; featurette; theatrical trailer. In Czech with English subtitles.
Five top directors of the Czech New Wave contributed to this anthology of shorts based on stories by writer Bohumil Hrabal. Jiri Menzel examines a motorcycle race through the eyes of the spectators in "Mr. Baltazar"; two elderly men are the focus of Jan Nemec's "The Swindlers"; Evald Schorm's "House of Joy" deals with a primitive artist; gender politics are satirized in Vera Chytilová's "The Globe Buffet"; and Jaromil Jires traces a youthful "Romance." 103 min. Standard; Soundtrack: Czech; Subtitles: English; excised segments "A Boring Afternoon," : The Junk Shop"; featurette; theatrical trailer. In Czech with English subtitles.
5060114152007

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Format: Blu-Ray
Label: IMPORTS
Rel. Date: 11/03/2023
UPC: 5060114152007

Pearls Of The Deep / (Uk)
Artist: Pearls of the Deep
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Five top directors of the Czech New Wave contributed to this anthology of shorts based on stories by writer Bohumil Hrabal. Jiri Menzel examines a motorcycle race through the eyes of the spectators in "Mr. Baltazar"; two elderly men are the focus of Jan Nemec's "The Swindlers"; Evald Schorm's "House of Joy" deals with a primitive artist; gender politics are satirized in Vera Chytilová's "The Globe Buffet"; and Jaromil Jires traces a youthful "Romance." 103 min. Standard; Soundtrack: Czech; Subtitles: English; excised segments "A Boring Afternoon," : The Junk Shop"; featurette; theatrical trailer. In Czech with English subtitles.
        
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