Call number: DVD-3110


ŠIKL, Jan
Soukromé století [Private Century]

Ceská televize, Pragafilm, 2005-2007
Script: Jan Šikl

Episode 1: Tatíček a Lili Marlén [Daddy and Lili Marlene] [A loose sequel to King of Velichovky. The story is narrated from the point of view of little Eva, who recollects her memories of the Velichovky farmstead and mainly her parents: daddy and Lili.]

Episode 2: Král Velichovek [King of Velichovky] [The story of Karel Saisser, who lived in Velichovky on the Czech-German border in the 1930s and 1940s.]

Episode 3: Sousoší dědečka Vindy [Statuary of Granddad Vinda] [The story of the sculptor Vincenc Havel who lived in the Opava region of northern Moravia in the 1950s.]

Episode 4: Sejdeme se v Denveru [See You in Denver] [The fate of two generations of the Hvanhara family from 1920 to 1970.]

Episode 5: Mávnutí motýlích křídel [One Stroke of Butterfly Wings] [A view into the family background of the composer Václav Felix from the 1930s to the 1980s.]

Episode 6: Líbám Tě a Miluji [With Kisses from your Love] [Set in the 1940s and 1950s, the story of Josef and Marie Šlechtl.]

Episode 7: Ruské obláčky kouře [Small Russian Clouds of Smoke] [The story of the Popov family, who settled in Prague and became one of the prominent families of the pre-war Russian emigration in Czechoslovakia.]

Episode 8: Nízký let [Low Level Flight] [A story from 1960's and 70's of relationship of Káťa and Franta, who was an ace fighter pilot in the Czechoslovak army.]

8 x 52 = 416 minutes
In Czech with English subtitles

On 2 DVDs

This is DVD 2, containing episodes 5-8 = 4 x 52 = 208 minutes

DVD
Region code All
Aspect ratio
Languages English subtitles
Features Living history: Behind Private Century, a Facets Cine-Notes booklet
Source Facets

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