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Intimate Lighting (1965)

Intimní osvetlení (original title)
One of the most important images of the Czech New Wave 60s, which was ranked among the top ten domestic films of all time. Feature debut screenwriter and director Ivan Passer is currently ... See full summary »

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Zdenek Bezusek ...
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Karel Blazek ...
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Miroslav Cvrk ...
Kaja
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Stepa
Dagmar Redinová ...
Young Marie
Jaroslava Stedra ...
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Karel Uhlík ...
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One of the most important images of the Czech New Wave 60s, which was ranked among the top ten domestic films of all time. Feature debut screenwriter and director Ivan Passer is currently his only feature-length film, which was shot in Czechoslovakia. In this original sad comedy in a small town after ten years encounter two classmates - musicians: one is a member of the regional symphony orchestra, the other made it to the director of local music school puts family villa, playing at funerals ... Written by Fraghera

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24 November 1969 (USA)  »

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Directorial debut of Ivan Passer. See more »

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Featured in Sodankylä ikuisesti: Elokuvan vuosisata (2010) See more »

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Eine Kleine Nachtmusik
Written by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
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A little-known gem
31 December 2000 | by See all my reviews

This virtually perfect little movie, shot inexpensively and even using some amateurs in the cast, deserves far greater exposure -- it's not even on video. Here is a wry yet sympathetic look at the human condition, and also the great role that music (in many forms) can play in life. If only the US film industry could recast itself to be able to produce truly genuine works like Intimate Lighting.


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