Call number: DVD-4507


Pearls of the Czech New Wave

On 4 DVDs

This is DVD 1

Perličky na dně [Pearls of the Deep]
Filmové Studio Barrandov, 1965
Production manager Františék Sandr
All five films are taken from stories by Bohumil Hrabal
Photography: Jaroslav Kučera
Original music: Jan Klusák, Jiří Šust

The film consists of five novellas:

MENZEL, Jiří
Smrt pana Baltazara [The Death of Mr Baltazar]

Screenplay: Jiří Menzel

Mother 		Pavla Maršálková
Father		Ferdinand Krůta
Cripple		Alois Vachek
Uncle		Emil Iserle
Boy		Miroslav Nohýnek
Girl		Vlasta Spánková
Bicyclist	Jiří Menzel
24 minutes

AND

NĚMEC, Jan
Podvodníci [The Swindlers]

Screenplay: Jan Němec

Singer			Miloš Čtrnáctý
Journalist		František Havel
Barber			Josef Hejl
Undertaker		Jan Vašák
Boy with fracture 	Jiří Reichl
11 minutes

AND

SCHORM, Evald
Dům radosti [The House of Joy]

Screenplay: Evald Schorm

Mother		Josefa Pechlátová		
Painter		Václav Žák		
Officials	Ivan Vyskočil, Antonín Pokorný
21 minutes

AND

CHYTILOVÁ, Věra
Automat Svět [The Globe Buffet]

Screenplay: Věra Chytilová

Bride	 	Věra Mrázková 
Artist		Vladimír Boudník		
Bartender	Alžběta Laštovková	
SNB		Václav Chochola		
Cock 		Jan Vala		
Youngster	Ales Kosnar
23 minutes

AND

JIREŠ, Jaromil
Romance

Screenplay: Jaromil Jires

Gypsy	 	Dana Valtová	
Gaston		Ivan Vyskočil		
Watchman 	Karel Jeřábek
Watcher 	František Příhoda
24 minutes

Total running time: 107 minutes
In Czech with optional English subtitles

DVD
Region code 1
Aspect ratio 1.33: 1
Languages Optional English subtitles
Features Film and chapter selection
Source Criterion Eclipse No. 32

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