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Articles tagged with: Czechoslovakia

Ryszard Cimek  |  Monday, Sep 1, 2008  |  No Comment

2003, Czech Republic / Slovakia / Austria, Ondrej Trojan
Two very different people meet and fall in love in “Zelary,” the Oscar-nominated (Best Foreign Language Film, 2003) romantic epic from director Ondrej Trojan. Eliska, a sophisticated …

The Unbearable Lightness of Being
Ryszard Cimek  |  Monday, Sep 1, 2008  |  No Comment
The Unbearable Lightness of Being

1988, UK, Philip Kaufman
Daniel Day-Lewis stars as Tomas, the happily irresponsible Czech lover of Milan Kundera’s novel, which is set in Prague just before and during the Soviet invasion in 1968. Lena Olin and Juliette …

Operation Daybreak
Jamyang Norbu  |  Sunday, Aug 31, 2008  |  No Comment
Operation Daybreak

1957, USA, Lewis Gilbert
Based on the true story of the assassination of Nazi leader Reinhard Heydrich by Czech agents parachuted into occupied Czechoslovakia by British Intelligence. Standard WWII action film but scenes of Nazi reprisals …