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1.
Cikáni (1922)
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(91 mins.)
Director: Karel Anton
 
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Deti noci (2008)
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(80 mins.)
 
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English Strawberries (2008)
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A drama centered on a Russian soldier who wants to defect to the West and a young Czech whose dreams of going to England to pick strawberries for the summer are dashed when Soviet tanks converge on Prague in August 1968. (114 mins.)
Director: Vladimír Drha
 
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Kawasaki's Rose (2009)
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Renowned psychiatrist Pavel Josek is singled out to receive a "Memory of the Nation" medal, however... (100 mins.)
Director: Jan Hrebejk
 
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Men in Hope (2011)
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When the father teaches his son in-law about the perks of cheating, things take unexpected turns... (115 mins.)
Director: Jirí Vejdelek
 
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Reka caruje (1946)
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(96 mins.)
Director: Václav Krska
 
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Distant Journey (1950)
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(108 mins.)
Director: Alfréd Radok
 
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Svedek umírajícího casu (1983)
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(96 mins.)
Director: Miloslav Luther
 
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Václav (2007)
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Feature film based on a true story that took place during Vaclav Havel's vast amnesty in early 90s. (100 mins.)
Director: Jirí Vejdelek
 
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Ballad for a Bandit (1979)
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The amphitheater of the open-air theatre is filled with young spectators, at the courtyard there prepare the actors... (89 mins.)
Director: Vladimír Sís
 
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Hlidac c.47 (1937)
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(71 mins.)
Director: Josef Rovenský
 
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Jan Hus (1955)
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(125 mins.)
Director: Otakar Vávra
 
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Jan Zizka (1957)
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It's 1419 in Prague and things are tense after the death of Czech hero Jan Hus. The corrupt leadership... (105 mins.)
Director: Otakar Vávra
 
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Karel Hynek Mácha (1938)
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(110 mins.)
Director: Zet Molas
 
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Kdopak by se vlka bál (2008)
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A young girl's family hits crisis point when her mother's former lover returns to town. We see both a child's developing lens of the world... (90 mins.)
 
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Little Foxes (2009)
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Alzbeta and Tina are sisters bound by jealousy and love, an unspoken history hovering over them like a dark cloud... (90 mins.)
Director: Mira Fornayová
 
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Hotel for Strangers (1967)
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Once, a young poet (Petr Cepek) has been killed in the Art Nouveau setting of the castle The World. Later, his diary is found and the brief and incoherent notes became the basis for the story of the events preceding the murder. (103 mins.)
Director: Antonín Mása
 
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Requiem for a Maiden (1992)
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(99 mins.)
Director: Filip Renc
 
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Habermann (2010)
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A mill owner in the Sudetenland and his family's lives are changed as Europe heats up in 1938. (104 mins.)
Director: Juraj Herz
 
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Slavné historky zbojnické (1986 TV Series)
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(55 mins.)
 
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Flower Buds (2011)
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Flower Buds tells the story of the gradual breakdown of a family living in a small town. Each character lives according to his or her own ideals... (91 mins.)
 
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Revival (2013)
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The comedy Revival tells the story of four musicians whose rock band SMOKE broke up under uncertain circumstances in 1972 and who... (115 mins.)
Director: Alice Nellis
 
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Nesvatbov (2010 Documentary)
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A situational documentary about a generation of singles in their 30s who live in a medium-sized Slovak village... (80 mins.)
Director: Erika Hníková
 
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Tvár pod maskou (1970)
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Pepek (Josef Kemr) and his wife Sima (Ljuba Skorepová) make their living by casting posthumous masks...
 
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Chance (1971)
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(88 mins.)
Director: Rangel Valcanov
 
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Ezop (1970)
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This film brings us back to show us the life of the famous ancient sage Aesop, who helped people with his wisdom in their struggle for freedom and happiness. (98 mins.)
 
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Niceho nelituji (2003 Documentary)
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(83 mins.)
 
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Vaterland: A Hunting Logbook (2004)
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Descendants of the noble Czadsky family return to their homeland years after being expelled by the former totalitarian regime. They decide to use old hunting gear to search for mysterious beings inhabiting the local hills.
Director: David Jarab
 
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Source (2005 Documentary)
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(77 mins.)
Director: Martin Marecek
 
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Lunacy (2005)
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A man takes up residence with a mysterious marquis and is soon persuaded to enter into an asylum for preventative therapy. Things are not what they seem, and the marquis may be even more sinister than what the young man may've predicted. (118 mins.)
Director: Jan Svankmajer
 
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Marian (1996)
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(109 mins.)
Director: Petr Václav
 
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Lea (1996)
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51-year-old Herbert Strehlow, a furniture restorer, falls in love with 21-year-old Lea, who has not... (100 mins.)
Director: Ivan Fíla
 
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The Bed (1998)
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(90 mins.)
Director: Oskar Reif
 
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Cirkus Bukowsky (2013 TV Series)
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Psychologist Nestor Bukowski wants to forget the past and be with his new girlfriend. Unfortunately, he can't. The question of what happened to Edita still haunts him, so he decides to investigate it by himself, no matter the cost.
Director: Jan Pachl
 
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Burning Bush (2013 Mini-Series)
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Based on real characters and events, this drama focuses on the personal sacrifice of a Prague history student... (231 mins.)
 
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The Power of Good: Nicholas Winton (2002 Documentary)
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A gripping documentary about the courage and determination of a young English stockbroker who saved the lives of 669 children... (64 mins.)
Director: Matej Minac
 
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Duch nad zlato (2013 TV Movie)
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(92 mins.)
Director: Zdenek Zelenka
 
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The Beggar's Opera (1991)
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Screen version of the play written in 1728 of the same name, portrays the underworld of Mafia-like gangsters and the rivalry and animosity between the various different gangs. (94 mins.)
Director: Jirí Menzel
 
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Sejdeme se v Eurocampu (2006 Documentary)
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(58 mins.)
Director: Erika Hníková
 
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Kupredu levá, kupredu pravá (2006 Documentary)
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(72 mins.)
 
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Pusinky (2007)
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Iska, Karolína, and Vendula are eighteen-year-old girls who have just graduated from high school. Not... (90 mins.)
Director: Karin Babinská
 
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One Night in City (2007)
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A feature-length narrative animated film from one of the directors of Fimfárum 2. Mysterious and extraordinary stories of loneliness... (76 mins.)
Director: Jan Balej
 
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Perfect Days - I zeny maji sve dny (2011)
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"I don't get how I can be forty-five next year, when I still don't know what I want to do when I grow... (108 mins.)
Director: Alice Nellis
 
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Alice (1988)
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A surrealistic revision of Alice in Wonderland. (86 mins.)
Director: Jan Svankmajer
 
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Long Live the Family (2011)
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Thirty-year-old Libor (Igor Chmela) is the father of two children, a former teacher, now a senior... (106 mins.)
 
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The Assassination (1965)
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The assasination of Heydrich in Prague during WWII. (104 mins.)
Director: Jirí Sequens
 
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Bear Islands (2010 Documentary)
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In 'Bear Islands', director Martin Rysavy continues his exploration of subjects related to the Sakha Republic... (62 mins.)
Director: Martin Rysavý
 
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Kdyz kamen promluvi (2011 Documentary)
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(75 mins.)
 
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Láska je láska (2012)
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Eighteen-year-old Maruska (Aneta Krejcíková) lives with her grandfather Vlastimil (Petr Nározný) and... (108 mins.)
Director: Milan Cieslar
 
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Wings of Christmas (2013)
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The film's protagonists get an opportunity to make a wish. Consequently, their lives take the path they themselves ordained...
Director: Karin Babinská
 
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Príbeh kmotra (2013)
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The Godfather's Story tells about the rise and fall of Vedral (Ondrej Vetchý), a person who worked... (99 mins.)
Director: Petr Nikolaev
 
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Ctvrtá hvezda (2014 TV Series)
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Stepán (Václav Neuzil) got a job as a second night receptionist in a three star Hotel Meteor on the periphery of Prague... (28 mins.)
 
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Clownwise (2013)
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At the beginning of their careers Oskar, Max and Viktor created a superstar clown trio called The Busters... (120 mins.)
Director: Viktor Taus
 
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Delight (2013)
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The film's main theme is obsession. An obsession with love, with art, originality, copying, with success, money and... (111 mins.)
 
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Lesson Faust (1994)
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A very free adaptation of Marlowe's 'Doctor Faustus', Goethe's 'Faust' and various other treatments... (97 mins.)
Director: Jan Svankmajer
 
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Head Hands Heart (2010)
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What unfolds against the backdrop of the story of Klára Knabelová (Viktorie Cermáková) and her relationships... (110 mins.)
Director: David Jarab
 
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Four Suns (2012)
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Fogi is enjoying his never ending puberty. But simultaneously Fogi is also trying to live up to his family duties and bring up Véna... (105 mins.)
Director: Bohdan Sláma
 
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Hranari (2011)
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(95 mins.)
Director: Tomas Zelenka
 
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Lidice (2011)
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(126 mins.)
Director: Petr Nikolaev
 
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Oldies But Goldies (2012)
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Everybody needs to find some kind of motivation, a feeling that there is sense to his life. It is much... (97 mins.)
Director: Jirí Strach
 
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Muj vysvlecenej denik (2012)
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Bittersweet teenage comedy based upon the best-selling novel written by a seventeen year old girl, Johana Rubinova... (90 mins.)
 
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The Blue Tiger (2012)
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In a city ruled by the diabolical Mayor, it appears that only one thing can save the old botanical garden... (90 mins.)
 
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I Wake Up Yesterday (2012)
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This quirky student comedy tells the story of Petr Kovár (Filip Blazek), who gets the chance to return... (120 mins.)
 
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Signál (2012)
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Two young technicians, Filos (Vojtech Dyk) and Kája (Krystof Hádek), come to a small village that... (113 mins.)
Director: Tomás Rehorek
 
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At Your Own Risk (2008)
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Rony (Filip Blazek), the owner of a travel agency specializing in extreme sports, receives an interesting request... (92 mins.)
Director: Filip Renc
 
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První republika (2014 TV Series)
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A story of a family living in Prague, Czechoslovakia in the period between World Wars,in Czech better known as "The First Republic". A lost son returns from the war to investigate the events that led to his abrupt departure 8 years ago. (52 mins.)
 
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Skoda lásky (2013 TV Series)
Episode: Skoda lásky (2013)
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A cycle of bitter comedies, presenting love in all its forms. The episodes tell stories of seduction, jealousy, alienation, crime, obsession, fear, routine, desire, infidelity, passion, revenge ... (55 mins.)
 
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Maharal - tajemstvi talismanu (2007)
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This summer vacation story of three Prague kids, Alena, David and Ondra, and the charismatic treasure... (105 mins.)
Director: Pavel Jandourek
 
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It's Gonna Get Worse (2007)
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"Sex, drugs and rock and roll", not in the West but in a Communist police state - Soviet-occupied Czechoslovakia of the 1970s ... (86 mins.)
Director: Petr Nikolaev
 
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Prachy delaj cloveka (2006)
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A film about the state of the world at the turn of the millennium. Three friends once attempted to escape...
Director: Jirí Chlumský
 
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The Baluty Ghetto (2008 Documentary)
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(87 mins.)
Director: Pavel Stingl
 
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The Country Teacher (2008)
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Petr, youthful, quiet, and sensitive, comes from Prague to teach natural science in a country town.... (117 mins.)
Director: Bohdan Sláma
 
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Normal the Düsseldorf Ripper (2009)
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A poignant look at how a family may look "normal" from the outside but from the inside it's a whole different story. (100 mins.)
Director: Julius Sevcík
 
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Changes (2009)
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A drama with four interconnected story lines, portraying the destinies of ordinary people. A wealthy couple... (79 mins.)
Director: Tomás Rehorek
 
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Tobruk (2008)
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Set in the Libyan Desert in WW2 a battalion of Czech soldiers face the siege of Tobruk. (102 mins.)
Director: Václav Marhoul
 
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RAPublic (2008 Documentary)
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(87 mins.)
Director: Pavel Abrahám
 
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Ivetka a hora (2008 Documentary)
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(84 mins.)
Director: Vit Janecek
 
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Wingless (2009)
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(90 mins.)
Director: Ivo Trajkov
 
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Gorth (2009 Short Film)
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Gorth comes to the Earth for one night each hundred years. He has only one night to find the right person to honour his/her promise. But this time it will not be so easy. (35 mins.)
Director: Pavel Zdarek
 
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Romance for Bugle (1967)
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A lyrical story about first love, death and disappointment, based on a poem of the same title. (86 mins.)
Director: Otakar Vávra
 
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Holka Ferrari Dino (2009)
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(68 mins.)
Director: Jan Nemec
 
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Polski film (2012)
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Tomás Matonoha, Pavel Liska, Josef Polásek and Marek Daniel met during their studies at JAMU... (113 mins.)
Director: Marek Najbrt
 
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Vendeta (2011)
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Vendetta is an uncompromising thriller, an exciting story about revenge and the clash between two characters... (86 mins.)
Director: Miroslav Ondrus
 
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Courage for Every Day (1964)
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Jarda Lukás (Jan Kacer), a worker from a big machine-tool plant, enjoyed a rather decent career after the Communist putsch in February 1948... (85 mins.)
Director: Evald Schorm
 
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The Confidant (2012)
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New husband Adam reluctantly takes a job with state security in a totalitarian country, thus becoming a secret police agent... (108 mins.)
Director: Juraj Nvota
 
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Fortress (2012 Documentary)
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Pridnestrovian Moldavian Republic. Imagine a space where the time has frozen. The time's stopped and... (70 mins.)
 
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Garbage, the City and Death (2012)
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The screenplay (Der Müll, die Stadt und der Tod) by Rainer Werner Fassbinder inspired a theatre production by Dusan David Parízek... (74 mins.)
Director: Jan Hrebejk
 
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Praho, má lásko (2012)
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Project of Prague FAMU students, seven episodes, seven different stories that unfold in seven different parts of Prague... (70 mins.)
 
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Made in Ash (2012)
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A poignant story about a young girl named Dorotka, who hails from eastern Slovakia. Full of determination... (84 mins.)
Director: Iveta Grofova
 
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Oasis (1972)
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The year is 1943. The war is raging between the Germans and the Allies in North Africa. A truck with a Czech crew... (90 mins.)
Director: Zbynek Brynych
 
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In the Shadow (2012)
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In the former Czechoslovakia, 1950s, police captain Hakl investigates a jewelery robbery. An opened safe deposit leads to a known burglar... (106 mins.)
Director: David Ondrícek
 
97.
School for Fathers (1957)
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(103 mins.)
Director: Ladislav Helge
 
98.
Ctyrlístek ve sluzbách krále (2013)
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Famous Czech comics characters as movie stars! King Rudolf and his kingdom are in danger, the philosopher's... (90 mins.)
Director: Michal Zabka
 
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Smejdi (2013 Documentary)
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Silvie Dymáková's raw documentary uncovers the manipulation, humiliation and pressure that exist behind... (78 mins.)
 
100.
Seven Days of Sin (2012)
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This story actually happened in the region around the city of Sumperk in Jeseniky Mountains in May 1945... (107 mins.)
Director: Jirí Chlumský