Call number: DVD-4485


MENZEL, Jiří
Ostře sledované vlaky [Closely Observed Trains]

Filmové studio Barrandov, Prague, 1966
Producer: Zdenek Oves
Screenplay: Bohumil Hrabal, Jiří Menzel, from the novel by Bohumil Hrabal
Script editor: Václav Nyvlt
Photography: Jaromír Šofr Production design: Oldřich Bosák
Music: Jiří Šust
Sound: Jiří Pavlík

Miloš Hrma				Václav Neckář
Councillor Zednícek			Vlastimil Brodský
Hubička, the despatcher			Josef Somr
Stationmaster Lanska			Vladimír Valenta
Novak					Alois Vachek
Masha					Jitka Bendová
Her uncle Noneman			Ferdinand Krůta
Virginia Svata, the telegraphist	Jitka Zelenohorská
Victoria Freie				Naďa Urbánková
Mrs Lanska				Libuše Havelková
The Countess				Květa Fialová
Doctor Brabeč				Jiří Menzel
With:					Pavla Maršálková, Marie Ježková, Zuzana Minichová
89 minutes
In Czech with optional English subtitles

Dual format edition. This is the DVD

DVD
Region code All
Aspect ratio 1.37:1
Languages Optional English subtitles
Features 4K restoration by the Czech National Film Archive
Appreciation by Peter Hames, author of The Czechoslovak New Wave, 2015, 23 minutes 36 seconds, in English
Archival interviews with the director, Jiří Menzel, the cinematographer, Jaromír Šofr and the film historian Jan Luke, 8 minutes 45 seconds, in Czech with optional English subtitles
Closely Observed Films: Michael Brooke explores the six-film collaboration between Menzel and the novelist Bohumil Hrabal, 2015, 47 minutes 45 seconds, in English
Reversible sleeve featuring two pieces of artwork from the original release
Source Arrow Academy

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