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Frantisek Vlácil (I) (1924–1999)

Frantisek Vlácil was born on February 19, 1924 in Cesky Tesin, Moravian-Silesian, Czech Republic. He was a director and writer, known for Marketa Lazarová (1967), Adelheid (1970) and The White Dove (1960). He died on January 28, 1999 in Prague, Czech Republic. See full bio »

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Marketa Lazarová
Adelheid Director
The White Dove
The White Dove Director
Valley of the Bees


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 1988 Mág
 1985 Albert (TV Movie)
 1981 Hadí jed
 1976 CBS Children's Film Festival (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Sirius (1976)
 1975 Sirius
 1974 Art Nouveau's Prague (Documentary short)
 1973 The Promenades in Karlovy Vary (Documentary short)
 1973 Kerro minulle Prahasta (TV Movie documentary)
 1972 The Town in White (Documentary short)
 1970 Adelheid
 1960 No Entrance (segment "The Chase")
 1957 Clouds of Glass (Short)
 1956 Dopis z fronty (Documentary short)
 1956 Garrison in the Peak (Documentary short)
 1954 Remembrance (Documentary short)
 1950 Lék c.2357 (Documentary short)
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