Pearls of the Czech New Wave

Pearls of the Czech New Wave

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Pearls of the Czech New Wave

Expand your cinematic horizons with this classy Criterion Collection release featuring six indispensible Czech New Wave classics. Includes Pearls of the Deep, Daisies, A Report on the Party and the Guests, Return of the Prodigal Son, Capricious Summer, and The Joke.

Product Details

Release Date: 04/24/2012
UPC: 0715515095112
Source: Criterion
Region Code: 1
Presentation: [Full Frame]
Time: 8:33:00
Sales rank: 15,807

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Ivan Vyskocil Host
Jan Kacer Jan
Josef Somr Ludvik
Julius Albert Actor
Rudolf Hrusínsky Dura
Jan Klusak Rudolf
Jana Brejchova Jana
Jana Ditetova Helena
Jitka Cerhova Actor
Vlastimil Brodsky Major
Frantisek Rehak Abbe
Ivana Karbanova Actor
Jirí Menzel Jiri
Jiri Nemec Josef
Ludek Munzar Pavel
Evald Schorm Kosta
Jana Drchalova Anna
Pavel Bosek Frantisek
Ferdinand Kruta Father ["Mr. Balrazar's Death"]
Vera Kresadlova Brozova
Alois Vachek Baltazar ["Mr. Balrazar's Death"]

Technical Credits
Evald Schorm Director
Jan Nemec Director
Jaromil Jires Director
Jirí Menzel Director
Véra Chytilová Director

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Pearls of the Deep
1. "Mr. Baltazar's Death" [25:31]
2. "The Imposters" [11:18]
3. "The House Of Joy" [22:42]
4. "The Restaurant the World" [23:28]
5. "Romance" [24:17]
Disc #2 -- Daisies /A Report on the Party and Guests
1. "And Now What?" [5:55]
2. Uncle [8:34]
3. Showtime [5:54]
4. Spoiled [6:56]
5. "Are you there, Julie?" [9:47]
6. A Worse Life [7:06]
7. Something's Happening [6:15]
8. "We Are" [7:19]
9. The Feast [12:22]
10. Happy? [6:02]
1. Among Friends [9:40]
2. "Who Are They?" [3:29]
3. A Joke [23:20]
4. Runaway [8:05]
5. Empty Chair [8:50]
6. Day of Surprises [10:02]
7. The Chase [7:07]
Disc #3 -- Return of the Prodigal Son
1. Nonsense [5:35]
2. Interviews [5:19]
3. "I Want To Go Home" [5:04]
4. Visiting Hours [8:44]
5. Betrayal [4:57]
6. Needs [8:33]
7. Escape [7:02]
8. "Amen" [3:16]
9. A Dinner Invitation [5:51]
10. Home [8:17]
11. Fairy Tale [6:30]
12. Compromises [3:56]
13. "Hit Me" [6:44]
14. A Road To Freedom [10:35]
15. "Is That How It Is?" [2:33]
16. The Circus [6:08]
17. "Where Did I Make a Mistake?" [3:52]
Disc #4 -- Capricious Summer/The Joke
1. The Bath Keeper, the Major, and the Canon [10:01]
2. Soft Summer Day [5:30]
3. Like Magic [4:23]
4. "Isn't She Pretty?" [7:32]
5. Shame and Injustice [6:18]
6. "No Idleness at All!" [5:53]
7. The Art of Loving [8:07]
8. Stitches [6:24]
9. "Take Advice from . . ." [10:48]
10. Incorrigible [5:12]
11. Three Glasses [6:28]
1. Hometown [7:37]
2. Destruction [3:39]
3. Trotskyist [9:55]
4. Expulsion [8:33]
5. "Enemies of the Republic" [19:42]
6. Helena [10:48]
7. Forgiveness [1:42]
8. The Kings' Ride [10:10]
9. Last Laugh [8:47]

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