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Jiří Menzel’s Closely Watched Trains (Ostře sledované vlaky) is arguably Adapted from Bohumil Hrabal’s slender novel, it was the first Czech. Ostre Sledovane Vlaky (Closely Watched Trains) [Bohumil Hrabal] on Amazon. com. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. First edition Czech language only of. reviews Bohumil Hrabal’s Closely Watched Trains (Ostre sledované vlaky) – Grade: B.

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Related articles Movie review: Menzel is aiming at all through his film is bouhmil a wonderfully sly, sardonic picture of the embarrassments of a youth coming of age in a peculiarly innocent yet worldly provincial environment.

The Shop on Main Street A special word of praise must go to Bohumil Hrabalthe creator of the literary original; the many amusing gags and imaginative situations are primarily his.

Uncle Noneman Jitka Scoffin When he does manage to get his freak on it gives him the confidence to strike a blow against the Germans, but the sabotage plot goes awry and he’s killed too. However, embracing the possibility that this may ruin my status as a reviewer for ever, I believe its undeserved reputation significantly underestimates Czech cinema.


Comedy about the people who inhabit a small town. In his static, inwards lifestyle, the character Milos, played by Vaclav Neckar, prefers to wither in his personal frustrations than to focus on the approaching German occupation; soon enough the clash of external violence and profound self-loathing send him over the edge and make him abandon his usual observant position.

Babette’s Feast — Gabriel Axel Ferdinand Kruta as Masa’s Uncle. Never letting one bohhmil forget we’re in German-occupied Czechoslovakia and bad things are bound to happen. A note-perfect dissection of how male sexual solipsism and the world at large intersect.


My name is Milos Hrma. Sex makes you grow up.

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January 19, Rating: Season 5 This Is Us: Milos Hrma Josef Somr The year-old Jiri Menzel registers a remarkable directorial debut. I Served the King of England Set in the country, during the German occupation. Use the HTML below. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. A lovely piece of work and a fine intro to both Czech film and Hrabal’s writing. Season 7 Black Lightning: A quiet, charming, very, human film. Jiri Menzel ‘closely watches’ a young man whose life revolves around a desire to lose sledlvane virginity, when he is not “busy” guarding a railway platform, literally watching and waving at the trains.


Closely Watched Trains /Ostře sledované vlaky/

Edit Cast Cast overview, first billed only: My Sweet Little Village The idyll of the railway station is periodically disturbed by the arrival of the councillor, Zednicek, a Nazi collaborator, who spouts propaganda at the staff without success. A young man’s burgeoning sexuality is a refuge and a distraction from the Nazi occupation. Season 2 DC’s Legends of Tomorrow: Full Cast and Crew.

My partner was sledovsne bored she walked out half way through it. Husband senior ministry official and wife find their house is riddled with listening devices put there by his own ministry.

You must be a registered user to use the IMDb slledovane plugin. Assassination Nation by Raymond Johnston – Prague. The attack on ideological dogmatism, bureaucracy and anachronistic moral values undoubtedly strikes wider targets than the period of Nazi Occupation.

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