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Pictures of the Old World (1972)

Obrazy starého sveta (original title)
Pictures of the Old World is an unquestioned masterpiece of European documentary cinema, with existential radicalism that offers a contrast to the shallowness of hundreds of other ... See full synopsis »

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For all youngsters definitely a must-see!!!
16 January 2002 | by (Bratislava, Slovakia) – See all my reviews

This movie is simply marvellous. It is a great tribute to old people. One might think that it is boring to watch a documentary about olders talking about their life-stories, but it´s not. This one is deeply realistic, moving and artistic in a good sense. One can´t believe what these people went through. I am not going to explain details of the movie, but ..... you should see it. I saw it 5 times and I´d give it 10 out of 10.

Dusan Hanak is the best Slovak director.


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