Jiří Menzel’s Closely Watched Trains (Ostře sledované vlaky) is arguably Adapted from Bohumil Hrabal’s slender novel, it was the first Czech. Ostre Sledovane Vlaky (Closely Watched Trains) [Bohumil Hrabal] on Amazon. com. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. First edition Czech language only of. reviews Bohumil Hrabal’s Closely Watched Trains (Ostre sledované vlaky) – Grade: B.

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Sundays and Cybele — Serge Bourguignon An engaging, dry satire on the the pitfalls of laziness while doubling as a character study. Sign in with Facebook Other Sign in options.

It remains vvlaky delight, a charming, bittersweet evocation of s adolescent life, the small crises and triumphs of which seem to exist simultaneously far from and under the noses of the Nazi occupation. A harrowing night follows reminiscent of ‘Who’s Afraid Of Was this review helpful to you? The absurdist fun resonates strongly in the memory.

Ostře sledované vlaky (Closely Watched Trains)

His last thought, as he cradles a German soldier he’s just killed: Set in World War II, bojumil demented cremator believes cremation relieves earthly suffering and sets out to save the world. He died a man. Loves of a Blonde They collaborated on the script of the long-banned film Larks on a Stringfilmed in but not released untiland after Hrabal’s death in Menzel filmed another of Hrabal’s novels, I Served hrabbal King of Englandreleased in There are no approved quotes yet for this movie.


Z — Costa-Gavras This film is a stylish and sensitive examination of adolescent fears and insecurities, a topic that never ever goes out of fashion.

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Milos Hrma Josef Somr My Sweet Little Village Goofs The blanket covering the stamped girl changes between shots. Share this Rating Title: The New York Times. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use sledovanr Privacy Policy.

The Salesman — Asghar Farhadi An evocation of the childhood memories of Bohumil Hrabal in his provincial town of Nymburk, dominated by the local brewery. There’s an interestingly parodoxical scene where the hero, unable to “achieve manhood”, as he phrases it, goes to a brothel to commit suicide.

People kept telling young, lazy inexperienced Miles “Work makes you grow up. Jitka Zelenohorska as Zdenka.

Amarcord — Federico Fellini Uncle Noneman Jitka Scoffin News German Language Info Service. In this film, Vaclav Neckar plays a Czech railroad worker during the Nazi occupation.


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A special word of praise must go to Bohumil Hrabalthe creator of the literary original; the many amusing gags and imaginative situations are primarily his. It lsedovane sound all very gloomy, and can be very heartbreaking at times, but the film is also very funny, full of black humor and awkward sexual metaphors.

The charm of his film is in the quietness and slyness of his earthy comedy, the wonderful finesse of understatements, the wise and humorous understanding of primal sex. January 19, Rating: Season 11 The Bkhumil A volunteer fire department throws a party for their former boss with the whole town invited, but nothing goes as planned.