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Martina Bezousková ...
Matka (segment "Kytice")
Sylvie Kraslová ...
Deti (segment "Kytice")
Sára Vorísková ...
Deti (segment "Kytice")
Anna Bezousková ...
Deti (segment "Kytice")
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Divka (segment "Vodnik")
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Matka (segment "Vodnik")
Vojtech Sahula ...
Nada Safratova ...
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Dead Man - Soldier (segment "Svatebni kosile")
Klára Sedlácková ...
Divka (segment "Svatebni kosile")
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Umrlec (segment "Svatebni kosile")
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Polednice (segment "Polednice") (as Boleslav Polívka)
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Matka (segment "Polednice")
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Dornicka / Hata (segment "Zlatny kolovrat")
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Seven seemingly unconnected fairy tales - glued together only by folklore, mood, color and light - make up this Czech collection of visual poetry. The original piece of literature, written by Karel Jaromír Erben in 1853, contained twelve tales. Written by Len Massaar

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Skoc a ukaz mi cestu zas
Written by Jan Jirásek
Performed by Lucie Bílá
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Dark and grim fairytales
23 September 2001 | by (Lund, Sweden) – See all my reviews

This movie is based on Czech ballads from the 19th century, and it shows. There are seven stories told in this movie, and all of them are incredibly beautiful. The film might seem a bit scattered and incoherent the fist twenty minutes, because it does not follow the ordinary storytelling that we are used to in Hollywood productions. Nevertheless, after the first story, the film makes more and more sense. It is SO beautiful. The imagery is so unreal, so exquisite, that I have a hard time describing it. If you get the chance, see it.


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