Movies & TV shows
The Seventh Day, the Eighth Night
An allegory set in an archetypal Czech village, it tells of what happens when a sequence of mysterious events take place, including the disappearance of the stationmaster. While everything has a ratio...
It is the 1920's. Vra is a hostess. When she tried to flee from two men who wanted to take her away, the young inventor came to her rescue. Vra left her home because her father wanted to marry her off...
One of Them Is the Murderer
Jir Hol, formerly a driver of a long-distance truck, was released from jail after serving his term for transporting art works abroad. He confessed his guilt on behalf of the drivers who gave him tips ...
Young prisoner Jan, nicknamed Roughboy (Petr Cepek), tries to commit suicide. He was imprisoned for a fight in which he injured a functionary of the National Committee and for stealing material but ac...
Burglar and Umbrella
Pnika is a prostitutka. Jacek ppadem se s pochopenm. There is a lid on the msta.
A Killer on the Tracks
An escort composed of three people transports a huge amount of new one-hundred crown banknotes in a special railway car. At the 196th kilometer, a village girl is waiting at the railway crossing and s...
Rakev ve snu viděti...
The Ronov castle has been turned into a hotel, with weddings in the torture chamber, a night's lodging in a family tomb, and more. Felix Pacnek runs the hotel. The place is half-empty and the jazz ban...
The Story of a Murder
In the mid-1950s, mayor Zwischenzahl is killed on the day of his inauguration in a West German town. The killer is Ruth Bodenheim, a Jewish woman, who wanted to avenge the death of her parents. Zwisch...
If a Thousand Clarinets
There is a military base. A soldier. A statue of a man. All the guns in the area change into music instruments. TV station found a great mystery. A huge TV show is going to be staged at the military b...
A Star Travels South
The Prague Grand Orchestra travels by train to a music festival in Yugoslavia. Only the singer Sona Klánová missed the departure. In the meantime, she managed to buy a ticket to Belgrade at the air-te...
Adventures with a Naked Boy
A man and a boy are on a tram. Someone stole the boy's clothes when he was out bathing, leaving him without a change for the tram. The man is taking him home. As soon as the people realize they are se...
In southern Moravia, in the native village of Velka Samota, a ministry official returns from Prague to lift the declining JZD he helped establish.
In a rare instance of literary adaptation, Chytilová was inspired by Franz Kafka’s writings. Mr. K stashes stolen jewelry away at home and seldom allows his wife to wear it. A nosy neighbour, Mr. B, d...
A Suburban Romance
The title of this Czech domestic drama translates loosely as A Suburban Romance. The heroine is a young, unmarried woman who finds herself a "little bit pregnant." She tries to hide this fact from her...
Páté kolo u vozu
A poignant overview of how short life can be, this interesting drama from Czech director Vojetch Jasny is divided into four separate segments. In the first skit, a young child's impressions are observ...
The Black Battalion
A fictionalized account of Czech soldiers who fought for the French Foreign Legion in Vietnam.
Today for the Last Time
Concert master Karel Mašek is a drunk, as well as engineer Danda and other regular guests of the pub U Kroců. Mašek returns from the pub in the morning and promises the woman that he will stop drinkin...
Film by Václav Gajer.
Na dobré stopě
This is a romantic story about a brave, self-made girl, despised daughter of a shepherd. She is not afraid of anything - neither night nor swimming. But the superstitious villagers are telling weird s...
Hana is a Jewish eye doctor who falls in love with a Gentile named Tonk. Their simple love story becomes a nightmare when the government starts to kill Jews. The romance becomes a struggle for surviva...
Based on the novel by Karel Capek, the prominent Czech writer of the early 20th century who coined the word robot for his play R.U.R., the story revolves around a discovery of Krakatit - a powerful ex...