Slovak Film Institute

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4. Styridsatstyri (1958)

109 min | Drama

Following Viktor Kolibec a soldier of the slovak troops of the 71th regiment of the Austria-Hungarian army. And their uprising against their commanders.

Director: Palo Bielik | Stars: Samuel Adamcík, Gaspar Arbet, Dusan Blaskovic, Mikulás Bugár

Votes: 40

10. Szent Péter esernyöje (1958)

94 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

A comedy about a lost inheritance, love and a red umbrella, which, according to a local legend, belonged to St. Peter himself.

Directors: Frigyes Bán, Vladislav Pavlovic | Stars: Sándor Pécsi, Mari Töröcsik, Karol Machata, János Rajz

Votes: 182

11. Janosik (1963)

163 min | Biography, Drama, History

The story of the Slovak highwayman and folk hero Juraj Janosik.

Director: Palo Bielik | Stars: Frantisek Kuchta, Karol L. Zachar, Jaroslav Rozsíval, Magda Husáková

Votes: 130

12. Boxer a smrt (1963)

120 min | Drama, Sport

In a Nazi concentration camp, an escapee awaiting execution is spared when the commandant, a former prize-fighter, discovers the prisoner has amateur boxing ability. Ordered to train, he gradually sharpens his skills.

Director: Peter Solan | Stars: Stefan Kvietik, Manfred Krug, Valentina Thielová, Józef Kondrat

Votes: 239

14. Organ (1965)

99 min | Drama

A young Polish deserter and gifted organist finds shelter from the fascists in a Slovak Franciscan monastery. He gets into a conflict with the local organist and choir leader, a man limited in his world views and spiritual values.

Director: Stefan Uher | Stars: Frantisek Bubik, Alexandr Brezina, Kamil Marek, Irma Bárdyová

Votes: 117

15. Drak sa vracia (1968)

82 min | Drama

This is a ballad about love, hate, and a search for a way out of loneliness. It is a dramatic story about the strange potter, Martin Leaps, nicknamed Dragon, who is suspected by the ... See full summary »

Director: Eduard Grecner | Stars: Radovan Lukavský, Gustáv Valach, Emília Vásáryová, Viliam Polónyi

Votes: 259

18. 322 (1969)

95 min | Drama

A psychological drama of the illness of an individual and the illness of the society.

Director: Dusan Hanák | Stars: Václav Lohniský, Lucyna Winnicka, Josef Abrhám, Miroslav Machácek

Votes: 150

19. Slnko v sieti (1962)

90 min | Drama

Oldrich "Fajolo" Fajták (Marián Bielik), a student who directs quasi-existentialist verbal abuse at his girlfriend Bela Blazejová (Jana Beláková), takes off to a formally volunteer summer work camp at a farm where he meets her grandfather.

Director: Stefan Uher | Stars: Marián Bielik, Jana Beláková, Eliska Nosálová, Olga Salagová

Votes: 607

22. Serif za mrezami (1966)

101 min | Drama

A dramatic story from the setting of a youth de tention center. Youngster Jakub, out of delusory solidarity, gets convicted of theft and goes to prison in place ofthe "sheriff" of his gang.

Director: Dimitrij Plichta | Stars: Vojtech Brázdovic, Karol Cálik, Slavo Drozd, Frantisek Hromada

Votes: 27

24. Majster kat (1966)

106 min | Drama

Set in an imaginary Central European town under Turkish control about 300 years ago, this film tells the story of two friends - fisherman Richardus (Stefan Kvietik) and executioner Emil (... See full summary »

Director: Palo Bielik | Stars: Vlado Müller, Stefan Kvietik, Emília Vásáryová, Peter Debnar

Votes: 62

29. Vtáckovia, siroty a blázni (1969)

78 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

Three adolescent war orphans seclude themselves in an anarchic and playful existence of denial and juvenile joy.

Director: Juraj Jakubisko | Stars: Philippe Avron, Jirí Sýkora, Magda Vásáryová, Míla Beran

Votes: 634

30. Medená veza (1970)

90 min | Drama, Romance

A dramatic story of three friends happily spending time on their own in a mountain cottage in the High Tatras. On the arrival of the wife of one of them their perfect friendship is put to a test.

Director: Martin Hollý | Stars: Stefan Kvietik, Emília Vásáryová, Ivan Rajniak, Ivan Mistrík

Votes: 230

33. Field Lilies (1972)

80 min | Drama

Two ex-soldiers search for stability and love when they return home after World War One.

Director: Elo Havetta | Stars: Lotar Radványi, Vladimír Kostovic, Zofia Martisová, Ivan Krivosudsky

Votes: 108

34. Pacho, hybský zbojník (1976)

91 min | Comedy

Bittersweet comedy about opression of poor Slovakian people by Austro-Hungarian aristocracy.

Director: Martin Tapák | Stars: Jozef Kroner, Dusan Blaskovic, Karol Cálik, Slávo Záhradnik

Votes: 334

36. Ruzové sny (1977)

81 min | Comedy

Jakub, a dreamer and budding magician, juggles between parcels and services rendered to the villagers. His eyes cross that of the beautiful gypsy Jolanka. Together, they will try to live a ... See full summary »

Director: Dusan Hanák | Stars: Juraj Nvota, Iva Bittová, Josef Hlinomaz, Marie Motlová

Votes: 176

40. Fontána pre Zuzanu (1986)

81 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical

A music film about first love, disappointment, friendship, and breaking-up of young people.

Director: Dusan Rapos | Stars: Ivan Balis, Marek Bezousek, Jirí Bábek, Jan Gec

Votes: 178

41. Chodník cez Dunaj (1989 TV Movie)

89 min | Drama

A tragic story depicting two young friends in the period after the wartime Slovak State and Protectorate of Bohemia and Moravia came into existence. An employee of the Slovak railway ... See full summary »

Director: Miloslav Luther | Stars: Roman Luknár, Vladimír Hajdu, Georgiana Tarjan, Eva Horká

Votes: 58

44. Ja milujem, ty milujes (1989)

95 min | Drama, Romance

Pista, a lonely bachelor, working in a Post office, takes to drinking to get over his small stature and unsightly appearance. He is hopelessly in love with his colleague Viera, who in turn ... See full summary »

Director: Dusan Hanák | Stars: Roman Klosowski, Iva Janzurová, Milan Jelic, Milada Jezková

Votes: 115

46. Nocní jazdci (1981)

93 min | Drama

Two men of principle face each other. One is backed by a whole, however poor village, the other by the law. It is a conflict that reaches it's climax in the closing shoot-out. Instead of ... See full summary »

Director: Martin Hollý | Stars: Radoslav Brzobohatý, Michal Docolomanský, Sona Valentová, Leopold Haverl

Votes: 44

47. She Kept Asking for the Moon (1982)

81 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

Johanka (Milka Zimkova) had a fling with a well digger (Peter Vons) she had not met before and who, she was most likely certain, would never be around again. Just before his departure, they... See full summary »

Director: Stefan Uher | Stars: Emilia Zimková, Veronika Jeníková, Valéria Jergová, Marie Logojdová

Votes: 150