Call number: DVD-813



Perlicky na dne [Pearls of the Deep]
Filmové Studio Barrandov, 1965
Production manager Frantisék Sandr
All five films are taken from stories by Bohumil Hrabal
Cinematography Jaroslav Kucera
Original Music Jan Klusák, Jirí Sust

The film consists of five novellas:

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

Screenplay Jirí Menzel
24 minutes

AND

NEMEC, Jan
Podvodníci [The Swindlers]

Screenplay Jan Nemec
11 minutes

AND

SCHORM, Ewald
Dum radosti [The House of Joy]

Screenplay Evald Schorm
21 minutes

AND

CHYTILOVÁ, Vera
Automat Svet [The Globe Buffet]

Screenplay Vera Chytilová
23 minutes

AND

JIRES, Jaromil
Romance
Screenplay Jaromil Jires
24 minutes

Total running time: 103 minutes
In Czech with English subtitles

DVD
Region code
Aspect ratio Full screen
Languages English subtitles
Features an Nemec on Pearls of the Deep, 14 minutes, in English
Facets Cine Notes Booklet including:
Biography/tribute to Bohumil Hrabal and Mini-biographies of the five contributing directors
Source Facets Video

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