Call number: DVD-5552


NĚMEC, Jan
Démanty noci [Diamonds of the Night]

Filmové Studio Barrandov, 1964
Screenplay: Arnošt Lustig, Jan Němec, from Lustig's novella 'Tma nemá stín' (Darkness Casts No Shadow)
Photography: Jaroslav Kučera, Miroslav Ondříček
Production design: Oldřich Bosák
Costume design: Ester Krumbachová

First young man	        Ladislav Jánsky	 
Second young man	Antonín Kumbera	
Woman		        Ilse Bischofová	
With:                   Jan Říha, Ivan Asič, August Bischof, Josef Koblížek, 
                        Josef Koggel, Josef Kubát, Rudolf Lukášek, Oskar Miller, 
                        Bohumil Moudrý, Karel Navrátil, Evžen Pichl, 
                        František Procházka, Jan Říha, Anton Schich, 
                        Rudolf Stolle, František Vrána, Vladimír Pucholt
67 minutes
In Czech with optional English subtitles

AND

NĚMEC, Jan
Sousto [A Loaf of Bread] [A Bite to Eat]

Studio filmové a televizní AMU, 1960
Screenplay: Jan Němec, from the story 'The Second Round', by Arnošt Lustig
Photography: Jiří Šámal
Production design: Jan Pacák
Cast: Ivan Renč, Jan Bartůšek, Oldřich Bláha

11 minutes 38 seconds
In Czech with optional English subtitles

Blu ray disc
Region code All
Aspect ratio 1.37:1 full frame
Languages Optional English subtitles
Features New 4K restoration, 2018
Jan Němec's debut short film Sousto (A Loaf of Bread, 1960) (for details see above)
New and improved subtitle translation
New audio commentary by film historian Michael Brooke
Filmed interview with Eva Lustigova, daughter of the author Arnošt Lustig, London, July 2018, 17 minutes 28 seconds, in English
Diamonds of the Night. An appreciation by Peter Hames, 2010, 21 minutes 13 seconds, in English
Photo gallery
Trailer (2018)
20-page booklet with an essay by Michael Brooke
Source Second Run BD018

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