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Prague Art Nouveau

Czechoslovakia, 1974 (MIFF 1977)

Director: František Vláčil

This is a documentary about the sources of inspiration of the art nouveau in Prague. The film shows art nouveau as an artistic style that penetrated into the everyday life of its time, and as an artistic process which opened new possibilities for modern creative art.

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