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Karel Kachyna (1924–2004)

Karel Kachyna was born on May 1, 1924 in Vyskov, Czechoslovakia. He was a director and writer, known for The Ear (1970), Kráva (1994) and Forbidden Dreams (1986). He was married to Alena Mihulová. He died on March 12, 2004 in Prague, Czech Republic. See full bio »


(age 79) in Prague, Czech Republic

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 2002 Kozené slunce (TV Movie)
 2001 Otec neznámý (TV Movie)
 1999 Hanele
 1998 Three Kings (TV Series)
 1995 Fany
 1994 Kráva
 1994 Prima sezóna (TV Mini-Series) (2 episodes)
- Zimní príhoda (1994)
 1992 Mestem chodi Mikulas (TV Movie)
 1989 The Train of Childhood and Expectation (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Návrat domu (1989)
 1986 Dobré svetlo
 1985 Sestricky
 1985 Duhová kulicka (TV Movie)
 1981 Pocítání ovecek (TV Movie)
 1979 Zlati uhori (TV Movie)
 1975 The Brothers (Documentary short)
 1974 Horká zima
 1974 Pavlínka
 1974 Robinson Girl
 1973 Legenda
 1973 Láska
 1973 CBS Children's Film Festival (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1970 The Ear
 1969 Smesny pan
 1964 The High Wall
 1964 The Hope
 1963 Závrat
 1961 Pouta
 1960 Prace
 1959 Král Sumavy
 1958 Four Times About Bulgaria (Short)
 1958 The City Has Its Own Face (Short)
 1957 Temptation (Short)
 1957 World Championship of Air Models (Short documentary)
 1956 Crooked Mirror (Short)
 1954 From a Chinese Notebook (Documentary short)
 1954 Old Chinese Opera (Short)
 1953 Neobycejná léta (Documentary short)
 1953 Lidé jednoho srdce (Short)
 1951 Za zivot radostný (Short)
 1950 They Know What to Do (Short)
 1950 Není stále zamraceno (Documentary)
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K. Kachyna

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His politial satire The Ear (1970) ("The Ear"), about the Czech secret police, was banned by the Communist government, but was later rereleased after its downfall in 1989. See more »

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