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Jan Nemec (I) (1936–2016)


Jan Nemec was born on July 12, 1936 in Prague, Czechoslovakia. He was a director and writer, known for Toyen (2005), Martyrs of Love (1967) and Diamonds of the Night (1964). He was married to Iva Ruszeláková, Veronica Baumann, Marta Kubisová and Ester Krumbachová. He died on March 18, 2016 in Prague, Czech Republic. See full bio »

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(age 79) in Prague, Czech Republic

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Toyen Director
(2005)
Martyrs of Love Director
(1967)
(1964)

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 2010 Heart Beat 3D
 2005 Toyen
 2001 Late Night Talks with Mother (Documentary)
 1989 The Poet Remembers (TV Movie documentary)
 1988 True Stories: Peace in Our Time? (TV Movie documentary)
 1975 The Czech Connection (TV Short)
 1975 Die Verwandlung (TV Movie)
 1968 Necklace of Melancholy (TV Short)
 1968 Return
 1968 Time of Sun and Roses (TV Short)
 1968 Oratorio for Prague (Documentary short)
 1967 Mother and Son (Short)
 1965 Pearls of the Deep (segment "Podvodníci")
 1963 The Memory of Our Day (Short documentary)
 1960 A Piece of Bread (Short)
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[on Die Verwandlung (1975)] In Germany, I made a film from my screenplay from the 1960s. It was an adaptation of Kafka's "Metamorphosis," and I also made about three other films. There was no problem with the work. I just do not fit in in Germany, even though my surname is Nemec [which means German in Czech]. Their sense of order, discipline and the need to organize did not suit me. When I filmed... See more »

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Directed three highly influential feature films before the Russian invasion of 1968 effectively ended his career. See more »

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Cancer

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