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Intimate Lighting (1965)

Intimní osvetlení (original title)
TV-PG | | Comedy, Drama, Music | 24 November 1969 (USA)
One of the most important images of the Czech New Wave 60s, which was ranked among the top ten domestic films of all time. Feature debut screenwriter and director Ivan Passer is currently ... See full summary »

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Ivan Passer
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Cast

Credited cast:
Zdenek Bezusek Zdenek Bezusek ... Peter
Karel Blazek Karel Blazek ... Bambas
Miroslav Cvrk Miroslav Cvrk ... Kaja
Vera Kresadlová ... Stepa
Dagmar Redinová Dagmar Redinová ... Young Marie
Jaroslava Stedra Jaroslava Stedra ... Marie
Karel Uhlík Karel Uhlík ... Pharmacist
Vlastimila Vlková Vlastimila Vlková ... Grandmother
Jan Vostrcil ... Grandfather
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One of the most important images of the Czech New Wave 60s, which was ranked among the top ten domestic films of all time. Feature debut screenwriter and director Ivan Passer is currently his only feature-length film, which was shot in Czechoslovakia. In this original sad comedy in a small town after ten years encounter two classmates - musicians: one is a member of the regional symphony orchestra, the other made it to the director of local music school puts family villa, playing at funerals ... Written by Fraghera

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Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Music

Certificate:

TV-PG | See all certifications »
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Country:

Czechoslovakia

Language:

Czech

Release Date:

24 November 1969 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Intimate Lighting See more »

Filming Locations:

Czech Republic See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

Directorial debut of Ivan Passer. See more »


Soundtracks

Eine Kleine Nachtmusik
Written by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
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A little-known gem
31 December 2000 | by ebbets-fieldSee all my reviews

This virtually perfect little movie, shot inexpensively and even using some amateurs in the cast, deserves far greater exposure -- it's not even on video. Here is a wry yet sympathetic look at the human condition, and also the great role that music (in many forms) can play in life. If only the US film industry could recast itself to be able to produce truly genuine works like Intimate Lighting.


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