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Films By Jirí Menzel

CAPRICIOUS SUMMER (Jirí Menzel, 1967)
In an atmosphere of placid leisure and late-middle-aged tedium vitae, three provincial gentlemen accept their lot with philosophical detachment. Enter an acrobat-magician and his beautiful blonde ass… Read more

CLOSELY WATCHED TRAINS (Jirí Menzel, 1966)
The locale is a small railway station somewhere in Bohemia during the Second World War. Nothing much happens here, except that some shabby carriages come to a brief stop or, now and then, a German tr… Read more

END OF OLD TIMES (Jiri Menzel, 1989)
WITH HIS LATEST FILM, Jiri Menzel takes us to a time not so long ago but worlds away, to a beautifully appointed country estate in Southern Bohemia after the First World War. ... The End Of Old Times… Read more

I SERVED THE KING OF ENGLAND (Jiri Menzel, 2007)
“A saga of opportunism, identity, money, sex and, of course, beer. And sex.” - Variety After realising even the wealthiest man will get down on his hands and knees to pick up loose change, the ve… Read more

LARKS ON A STRING (Jiri Menzel, 1969)
A FULL 21 YEARS after it was made, Jiri Menzel's Larks on a String is finally off the shelf. Menzel's film, a courageous, bittersweet comedy of considerable charm and invention, is now being seen pub… Read more

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