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Vera Chytilová (1929–2014)


Vera Chytilová was born on February 2, 1929, in Ostrava, Czechoslovakia (now Czech Republic). She studied philosophy and architecture in Brno for two years, then worked as a technical draftsman, a designer, a fashion model, a photo re-toucher, then worked as a clapper girl for Barrandov Film Studios in Prague. There she continued as a writer, ... See full bio »

Died:

(age 85) in Prague, Czech Republic

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Known For

Daisies Director
(1966)
(1970)
Wolf's Hole Director
(1987)

Filmography

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 2018 TGM the Liberator (Documentary)
 2005 Pátrání po Ester (Documentary)
 2001-2002 Gen: Galerie elity národa (TV Series documentary) (2 episodes)
- Jirí Kodet (2002)
- Jan Pirk (2001)
 2000 Flights and Falls (Video documentary)
 1998 Traps
 1987 Wolf's Hole
 1983 Capitali culturali d'Europa (TV Series documentary) (1 episode)
- Prague (1983)
 1982 Chytilova Versus Forman (Documentary)
 1982 Calamity
 1978 Cas je neúprosný (Documentary short)
 1971 Kamarádi (TV Short)
 1970 Strop (Short)
 1966 Daisies
 1965 Pearls of the Deep (segment "Automat Svet")
 1962 A Bag of Fleas (Short)
 1961 Zurnal FAMU - První obcasník (Short) (segment "Ríkánky")
 1960 Kocicina - Pan Ká (Short)
 1960 Zelená ulice (Documentary short)
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Show Show Self (21 credits)
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Personal Details

Publicity Listings:

1 Portrayal | 3 Interviews | See more »

Spouse:

Karel Ludwig  (divorced) | See more »
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

You don't really begin working creatively until you are at a point where you don't know. See more »

Trivia:

Biography in: John Wakeman, editor. "World Film Directors, Volume Two, 1945-1985". Pages 209-214. New York: The H.W. Wilson Company, 1988. See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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