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Films By Jiří Menzel

Jiří Menzel, director of Closely Watched Trams, returns with this study of the world-wide trend for suburban dwellers to move out to the country, buying up weekenders and holiday houses. ... A middle-class, reasonably weil-to-do family, Mr and Mrs Lavicka and their two children, decide to buy ... Read more
The Czechoslovak film industry celebrated its 80th birthday in 1978. Material preserved in film archives provides ample evidence that Czech filmmakers were in the vanguard of European cinematography during the first decade of the century, and Jifi Menzel's film, set in 1907, pays tribute to the ... Read more
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