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Karel Kachyna (1924–2004)


Karel Kachyna was born on May 1, 1924 in Vyskov, Czechoslovakia. He was a director and writer, known for The Ear (1970), The Hope (1964) and The High Wall (1964). He was married to Alena Mihulová. He died on March 12, 2004 in Prague, Czech Republic. See full bio »

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(age 79) in Prague, Czech Republic

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The Ear Director
(1970)
The Hope Director
(1964)
The High Wall Director
(1964)
(1991)

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 2002 Kozené slunce (TV Movie)
 2001 Otec neznámý (TV Movie)
 1999 Hanele
 1998 Three Kings (TV Series)
 1995 Fany
 1994 Prima sezóna (TV Mini-Series) (5 episodes)
- Zimní príhoda (1994)
 1994 The Cow
 1992 Mestem chodi Mikulas (TV Movie)
 1989 The Train of Childhood and Expectation (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Návrat domu (1989)
 1986 Dobré svetlo
 1985 Duhová kulicka (TV Movie)
 1984 Sestricky
 1982 Pocítání ovecek (TV Movie)
 1979 Zlati uhori (TV Movie)
 1975 The Brothers (Documentary short)
 1974 Robinson Girl
 1974 Pavlínka
 1974 Horká zima
 1973 Legenda
 1973 Láska
 1973 CBS Children's Film Festival (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1970 The Ear
 1969 Smesny pan
 1964 The High Wall
 1964 The Hope
 1963 Závrat
 1961 Pouta
 1960 Prace
 1959 Král Sumavy
 1958 Four Times About Bulgaria (Short)
 1958 The City Has Its Own Face (Short)
 1957 Temptation (Short)
 1957 World Championship of Air Models (Short documentary)
 1956 Crooked Mirror (Short)
 1954 From a Chinese Notebook (Documentary short)
 1954 Old Chinese Opera (Short)
 1953 Neobycejná léta (Documentary)
 1953 Lidé jednoho srdce (Short)
 1951 Za zivot radostný (Short)
 1950 They Know What to Do (Documentary short)
 1950 Není stále zamraceno (Documentary)
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K. Kachyna
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Karol Kachyna and Jan Prochazka's first film together, Hope (1963), was openly critical of Czechoslovakian society, being a story of a prostitute and an alcoholic, conditions which did not officially exist under communism. - Peter Hames. See more »

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