Marketa Lazarová

  • November 19, 2016 / 13:00
  • December 3, 2016 / 18:00

Director: František Vláčil
Cast: Josef Kemr, Magda Vásáryová, Naďa Hejná
Music: Zdeněk Liška
Czechia (Czechoslovakia), 1967, 162’, black & white

Czech, German with Turkish subtitles

Based on a novel by Vladislav Vančura, this stirring and poetic depiction of a feud between two rival medieval clans is a fierce, epic, and meticulously designed evocation of the clashes between Christianity and paganism, humankind and nature, love and violence. Vláčil’s approach was to re-create the textures and mentalities of a long-ago way of life, rather than to make a conventional historical drama, and the result is dazzling. With its inventive widescreen cinematography, editing, and sound design, Marketa Lazarová is an experimental action film.

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