Excellent film. It's important to say that the film is not really known in Czech republic. I saw it recently on TV, as the film based on Juracek's diary ("Klíc k urcování trpaslíku podle deníku Pavla Jurácka"). It make us understand that his work was very very difficult under the communist regime, he was excluded from the national film committee and the fact that he could direct a film like "Postava k podpirani" appears like a miracle. The film itself opens into a really strange universe (references to Kafka are obvious but quite personal), so close to real 60s' in Czechoslovak society. The film form is very free (treatment of space, montage, very exceptional use of the sound !). By facilities, Juracek is sometimes associated to the new wave (nouvelle vague), but I think that his quite personal universe and cinematographic style make him stand apart of any movement or "style school". He remains a hero, one of the artists whose life and work was broken by political power.
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