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All My Good Countrymen (VHS)

All My Good Countrymen (VHS)
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One of the wonders of the Czech New Wave, All My Good Countrymen is also one of the least-known films from this miraculous era of Czech filmmaking. The reason is obvious: completed barely before the Soviet invasion of Czechoslovakia in 1968, it was immediately banned and never shown. Despite this, the film won the Special Jury Prize of the Cannes Film Festival, and stylistically is a work of great lyricism, humor and originality. It weaves magical--and very funny--stories about a group of characters in a small Moravian village, immediately following the socialization of Czechoslovakia in 1948. "The film and the milieu it so precisely evokes are not so much nostalgic as they are powerfully remembered and irrevocably lost.All My Good Countrymen reflects the curdled fury of a former true believer" (J. Hoberman, The Village Voice). Czech with English subtitles.

Product ID: 3235
Category: Movies/Videos
Supporting language: Czech
Platforms/media types: VHS Video Tape
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