West Slavs (poland, Czech, Slovakia)by buddikiran | created - 02 Dec 2016 | updated - 10 months ago | Public
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2. The Rats Woke Up (1967)
79 min | Drama
A lonely man struggles to find the money for his ill sister's treatment while at the same time trying to escape his past and to make sense of the present.
3. Time to Die (2007)
104 min | Drama
When the witty old lady Aniela finally gets rid of her last lodger, she thinks it's finally time for her to feel at home in her beautiful old wooden house. But her greedy son and neighbours have other plans.
4. The Karamazov Brothers (2008)
110 min | Drama
A film that examines the relationships between lives on both sides of the proscenium, Petr Zelenka's Karamazovi finds a Prague-based theatrical ensemble arriving in Krakow, Poland - where ... See full summary »
5. Closely Watched Trains (1966)
Not Rated | 92 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
An apprentice train dispatcher at a village station seeks his first sexual encounter and becomes despondent when he is unable to perform.
6. Capricious Summer (1968)
Unrated | 74 min | Comedy
Middle-aged Antonin and his friends, the major, now retired, and the canon, are in the river, swimming and philosophizing. Then it starts to rain. It just seems to be that sort of summer. ... See full summary »
7. Slavnosti snezenek (1984)
83 min | Comedy
This movie is based on texts of Bohumil Hrabal, world-known Czech prosaic. It's a story (in a form of a mosaic of short episodes and pictures) about the sadness and happiness of inhabitants... See full summary »
8. My Sweet Little Village (1985)
98 min | Comedy
Comedy about the people who inhabit a small town. For years the overbearing Pavek has endured Otik, the "town idiot," sharing his meals and the front seat of their dump truck. But Otik is ... See full summary »
11. The Ear (1970)
94 min | Drama, Thriller
Husband (senior ministry official) and wife find their house is riddled with listening devices put there by his own ministry. A harrowing night follows (reminiscent of 'Who's Afraid Of ... See full summary »
12. Afterimage (2016)
98 min | Biography, Drama, History
The story of charismatic painter Wladyslaw Strzeminski, who opposed social realism and maintained his own artistic freedom in spite of political obstacles.
Votes: 2,081 | Gross: $0.03M
13. The Saragossa Manuscript (1965)
182 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Upon finding a book that relates his grandfather's story, an officer ventures through Spain meeting a wide array of characters, most of whom have a story of their own to tell.
Votes: 4,364 | Gross: $0.12M
14. The Third Part of the Night (1971)
105 min | Drama, Horror, War
Set during the occupation of Poland during World War II. Some German soldiers, slaughter a woman, her son and daughter-in-law. The husband and his father escape by being in the forest. The ... See full summary »
15. Kolya (1996)
PG-13 | 105 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
Franta Louka is a concert cellist in Soviet-occupied Czechoslovakia, a confirmed bachelor and a lady's man. Having lost his place in the state orchestra, he must make ends meet by playing ... See full summary »
Votes: 13,661 | Gross: $5.73M
16. Eroica (1958)
87 min | Comedy, Drama
Two sketches covering episodes from the World War II. In the first novel, "Scherzo alla polacca", a shrewd son, trying to preserve his skin, ultimately becomes a hero and finds a reason for... See full summary »
17. Night Train (1959)
99 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Jerzy enters a train set for the Baltic coast. He seems to be on the run from something - as does the strange woman with whom he must share a sleeping compartment.
18. Mother Joan of the Angels (1961)
110 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
A priest is sent to a small parish in the Polish countryside which is believed to be under demonic possession and there he finds his own temptations awaiting.
19. Czlowiek na torze (1957)
89 min | Drama
In 1950, at night, a passenger train kills a man on the tracks. He is Orzechowski, an engineer since 1914. An inquiry immediately follows. Testimony takes the form of flashbacks. Tuszka, ... See full summary »
21. Salto (1965)
104 min | Drama
A man hops off a train by the small town where he claims he was before. His presence allows to bring out the inner feelings and beliefs of the inhabitants. A man who has hidden through all ... See full summary »
22. Austeria (1982)
109 min | Drama, War
During a pogrom in Poland on the eve of World War I, a group of Jews seek refuge from the Cossacks. The fugitives hide out in a rural inn, terrified that they may be given away at any moment.
24. A Short Film About Love (1988)
Not Rated | 87 min | Drama, Romance
An innocent virgin spies on his frontal neighbor and falls in love with her, thus starts using tricks on her which he hopes will lead to them meeting.
25. The Inheritance or Fuckoffguysgoodday (1992)
120 min | Comedy
A hillbilly inherits millions and goes to the city, leaving his village to live a rich man's life in post communist Czech Republic.
26. A Hoof Here, a Hoof There (1989)
129 min | Comedy, Drama
Two friends have sex just for fun. One day they make a blood test, just for fun, and they discover that one of them has AIDS, not knowing who.
27. Faunovo velmi pozdní odpoledne (1983)
99 min | Comedy
This film was made as a kind of a "protest-song" against the panic fear of getting old and also against flirtation. The main character (played by Leos Sucharípa) is an elderly man, ... See full summary »
28. Lemonade Joe (1964)
84 min | Adventure, Comedy, Musical
Straight shooting Lemonade Joe cleans up Stetson City, in this musical parody of early Westerns, after shooting the pants off villain Old Pistol. Joe's endorsement of Kolaloka (Crazy Cola) ... See full summary »
29. Knife in the Water (1962)
Not Rated | 94 min | Drama, Thriller
On their way to a sailing trip, an aging husband and wife invite along an emphatic young hitchhiker out of sheer patronization.
30. A Report on the Party and Guests (1966)
71 min | Comedy, Drama
A small group of adult bourgeois friends are on a day outing in the country, that outing which includes having a picnic. While they are going for a walk after the picnic, they encounter a ... See full summary »
31. Larks on a String (1990)
94 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Set in the late 1940s, the film concerns the treatment of suspect "bourgeois elements", a professor, a saxophonist, and a milkman, who are put to work in a junkyard for rehabilitation.
32. All My Compatriots (1969)
120 min | Comedy, Drama
Various scenes in the life of a tight-knit community in Czechoslovakia exploring the human spirit in the backdrop of the political changes that they experience.
33. Kanal (1957)
Not Rated | 91 min | Drama, War
In 1944, during the Warsaw uprising against the Nazis, Polish Lieutenant Zadra and his resistance fighters use Warsaw's sewer system to escape the German encirclement.
35. Hotel Pacific (1975)
94 min | Drama
A teenage country boy starts working in a restaurant of the famous Pacific Hotel in the 1930s. He soon discovers that to get promoted one needs to conform and sacrifice his dignity.
37. Family Film (2015)
95 min | Drama
A couple embark on an early vacation. Left alone, their children cut loose until the boy gets caught for skipping school and things take an unexpected turn. Boasting exquisite camera work, ... See full summary »
38. The Last Butterfly (1991)
PG-13 | 118 min | Drama, War
Stage mime Antoine Moreau (Sir Tom Courtenay) is compelled by the Gestapo to put on a performance for the children of Terezin, a "model" concentration camp, to convince the Red Cross ... See full summary »
39. Valerie and Her Week of Wonders (1970)
Not Rated | 77 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Inspired by fairy-tales such as Alice in Wonderland and Little Red-Riding Hood, "Valerie and her Week of Wonders" is a surreal tale in which love, fear, sex and religion merge into one fantastic world.
40. Greedy Guts (2000)
132 min | Animation, Comedy, Drama
When a childless couple learn that they cannot have children, it causes great distress. To ease his wife's pain, the man finds a piece of root in the backyard and chops it and varnishes it into the shape of a child. However the woman takes the root as her baby and starts to pretend that it is real. When the root takes life they seem to have gained a child; but its appetite is much greater than a ... See full summary »
Votes: 5,618 | Gross: $0.12M