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Guernica (1978)

The initiation of a young Jewish child into Guernica's world.

Director:

Emir Kusturica
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Credited cast:
Karel Augusta ... Lékar
Peter Krsak Peter Krsak ... Jean Baptist Kirschner
Borík Procházka Borík Procházka ... profesor Erik
Jana Smrcková Jana Smrcková ... Rogerova matka
Miroslav Vydlák Miroslav Vydlák ... Roger
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The initiation of a young Jewish child into Guernica's world.

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Country:

Czechoslovakia

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Czech | German

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Герника See more »

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Sáhla jsem mu na zoubek
Written by Zdenek Liska and Vladimír Sís
Performed by Vera Nerusilová
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Very little memory...
12 February 2003 | by elforelSee all my reviews

Unfortunately,I can't say much about this movie because it is a distant memory... I've had the chance to see it in a festival in Italy some years ago. But there is one thing I will ALWAYS remember and that I want to share with everyone, there is a line saying that: "When the germans found the painting Guernica, they asked Picasso: -Have you done this painting? -No, YOU did it..." Isn't that wonderful? I don't know if that is a true event or not, but that was wonderful... This movie was very serious and dark and far from being as baroque and surrealist as Kusturicas other movies...It was a film made in the cinema school...That's about all I remember about it... Oh yes, and everyone had turned on their lighters during the movie, because we had been handed a sheet with the translation of the dialogs...Very peculiar atmosphere!


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