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[on Die Verwandlung
(1975)] In Germany, I made a film from my screenplay from the 1960s. It was an adaptation of Kafka's "Metamorphosis," and I also made about three other films. There was no problem with the work. I just do not fit in in Germany, even though my surname is Nemec [which means German in Czech]. Their sense of order, discipline and the need to organize did not suit me. When I filmed...
Biography in: John Wakeman, editor. "World Film Directors, Volume Two, 1945-1985". Pages 701-704. New York: The H.W. Wilson Company, 1988.