Pista, a lonely bachelor, working in a Post office, takes to drinking to get over his small stature and unsightly appearance. He is hopelessly in love with his colleague Viera, who in turn ...
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Pictures of the Old World is an unquestioned masterpiece of European documentary cinema, with existential radicalism that offers a contrast to the shallowness of hundreds of other ... See full synopsis »
Paper Heads is a film about the history of Czechoslovakia from 1945 to 1989. Compiling a huge body of documentary footage together with the testimonies of present day survivors, it reveals ... See full summary »
Jakub, a dreamer and budding magician, juggles between parcels and services rendered to the villagers. His eyes cross that of the beautiful gypsy Jolanka. Together, they will try to live a ... See full summary »
Walter Faber has survived a crash with an airplane. His next trip is by ship. On board this ship he meets the enchanting Sabeth and they have a passionate love affair. Together they travel ... See full summary »
Oldrich "Fajolo" Fajták (Marián Bielik), a student who directs quasi-existentialist verbal abuse at his girlfriend Bela Blazejová (Jana Beláková), takes off to a formally volunteer summer work camp at a farm where he meets her grandfather.
Two closely related episodes. Youths make problems for two local orchestras about to compete nationally, and in a talent competition a young girl gets stage fright, while another lies to her boss to compete.
Comedy about the people who inhabit a small town. For years the overbearing Pavek has endured Otik, the "town idiot," sharing his meals and the front seat of their dump truck. But Otik is ... See full summary »
Pista, a lonely bachelor, working in a Post office, takes to drinking to get over his small stature and unsightly appearance. He is hopelessly in love with his colleague Viera, who in turn is haplessly in love with Pista's friend Vinco. With fate being his adversary, he tries to make up for his situation with humor.Written by
This movie was filmed back in 1980 but the communist censors prevented it from being officially premiered for the next 9 years. They deemed it as an "ugly movie about ugly people and too depressing for the viewers". See more »