Search results for "Czechoslovakia"
Ecstasy

Ecstasy

Ecstasy
IMDb: 6.7
82 min

Eva has just gotten married to an older gentleman, but discovers that he is obsessed with order in his life and doesn't have much room for passion. She becomes despondent…

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Genre: Romance
Before Tonight Is Over

Before Tonight Is Over

Before Tonight Is Over
IMDb: 7.2
89 min

An exceptional film from Peter Solan places us amid the relationships the interactions playing out between a handful patrons and the employees of a trendy Slovak nightclub. Overt the course…

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Genre: Drama, Music
Vysoké Tatry

Vysoké Tatry

Vysoké Tatry
IMDb: N/A
N/A

Documentary about a mountain range and surrounding area.

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Genre: Documentary
…And the Fifth Horseman Is Fear

…And the Fifth Horseman Is Fear

…And the Fifth Horseman Is Fear
IMDb: 7.2
100 min

Dr. Braun is forbidden to practice medicine because he's a Jew living in Nazi occupied Czech Republic (then Bohemia and Moravia). He's old, seems resigned about the fate of the…

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Genre: Drama, War
Distant Journey

Distant Journey

Distant Journey
IMDb: 7.3
78 min

The terrible effect of the Nazis upon a single Jewish family provides the basis for this drama. The family cannot handle the strain and gradually breaks up. Interspliced within the…

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Genre: Drama
Marketa Lazarová

Marketa Lazarová

Marketa Lazarová
IMDb: 8.0
162 min

Mikolás and his brother Adam rob travelers for their tyrannical father Kozlík. During one of their "jobs" they end up with a young German hostage whose father escapes to return…

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Genre: Drama, History
Beauty and the Beast (1978)

Beauty and the Beast (1978)

Beauty and the Beast (1978)
IMDb: 7.6
91 min

A more horrific and gloomy version of The Beauty and the Beast. Julie is a bankrupt merchant's daughter who as the only one of the three daughters chooses to save…

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Amadeus

Amadeus

Amadeus
IMDb: 8.3
160 min

Antonio Salieri believes that Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's music is divine and miraculous. He wishes he was himself as good a musician as Mozart so that he can praise the Lord…

Genre: Drama, History, Music
The Elementary School

The Elementary School

The Elementary School
IMDb: 7.9
100 min

The time is 1945-46. 10 year old Eda and his friend Tonda live in a small village outside Prague. In school, their class is so wild and indisciplined that their…

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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Sexmission

Sexmission

Sexmission
IMDb: 7.7
117 min

Two scientists are chosen as guinea pigs for a time experiment: they are placed in hibernation and should be brought back to life after three years. In the meantime, however,…

Fantastic Planet

Fantastic Planet

Fantastic Planet
IMDb: 7.8
72 min

Slaves and masters dominate the narrative of the faraway world of Ygam. Set around the lifespan of Terr, a minute human shaped Om slave, and pet, of the giant blue…

Journey to the Beginning of Time

Journey to the Beginning of Time

Journey to the Beginning of Time
IMDb: 7.3
83 min

Four young boys visit a dinosaur exhibit at the New York city Museum of Natural History. They then row out onto Central Park Lake where they find a secret cave…

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Diamonds of the Night

Diamonds of the Night

Diamonds of the Night
IMDb: 7.4
67 min

WWII. Together, two young men – boys, really – with only the clothes on their backs, are running toward the forest, shedding their coats identifying them as being housed at…

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Ikarie XB 1

Ikarie XB 1

Ikarie XB 1
IMDb: 7.0
81 min

A giant spaceship carrying colonists to a new planet runs into unexpected troubles on its journey, ranging from encounters with abandoned alien craft to malfunctioning onboard computers and tensions among…

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Black Peter

Black Peter

Black Peter
IMDb: 7.1
85 min

Petr is 17 years old and starts work as a security worker against shoplifting in a busy self-service shop. His boss gives him pretty basic instructions, and Petr is pretty…

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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Valerie and Her Week of Wonders

Valerie and Her Week of Wonders

Valerie and Her Week of Wonders
IMDb: 7.2
77 min

Valerie, a Czechoslovakian teenager living with her grandmother, is blossoming into womanhood, but that transformation proves secondary to the effects she experiences when she puts on a pair of magic…

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Invention for Destruction

Invention for Destruction

Invention for Destruction
IMDb: 7.5
83 min

An evil millionaire named Artigas plans to use a super-explosive device to conquer the world from his headquarters inside an enormous volcano.

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Rosa Luxemburg

Rosa Luxemburg

Rosa Luxemburg
IMDb: 6.9
122 min

Wronke Prison, 1916. Social democrat Rosa Luxemburg faces a mock execution. Twenty years earlier, Rosa's political gifts are acknowledged by everyone, as she struggles for democratic government in Germany and…

Genre: Drama, History
Alice

Alice

Alice
IMDb: 7.5
86 min

A memorably bizarre screen version of Lewis Carroll's novel 'Alice's Adventures in Wonderland', mixing one live actor (Alice) with a large variety of stop-motion animated creatures, ranging from the complex…

Ferat Vampire

Ferat Vampire

Ferat Vampire
IMDb: 5.8
90 min

A doctor Marek is shocked when his beloved nurse Mima signs a contract with foreign car manufacturer Ferat, in order to work for them as a rally-driver. A fellow doctor…

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Daisies

Daisies

Daisies
IMDb: 7.4
74 min

After realizing that all world is spoiled, blond Marie and brunette Marie are committed to be spoiled themselves. Their life motto is: Nothing is bad as long as you are…

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Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
The Fabulous Baron Munchausen

The Fabulous Baron Munchausen

The Fabulous Baron Munchausen
IMDb: 7.7
83 min

The stories of Baron Münchhausen were enriched by Karel Zeman with a character of a modern astronaut Tommy and compare two different worlds – the world of a rococo cavalier…

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The Ear

The Ear

The Ear
IMDb: 7.8
94 min

Husband (senior ministry official) and wife find their house is riddled with listening devices put there by his own ministry. A harrowing night follows (reminiscent of 'Who's Afraid Of Virginia…

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A Christmas Dream

A Christmas Dream

A Christmas Dream
IMDb: 6.3
8 min

Christmas has arrived. As a little girl and her parents enter the room, the little girl finds all kinds of toys under the Christmas Tree. She immediately throws her old…

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Witchhammer

Witchhammer

Witchhammer
IMDb: 7.8
107 min

The time is the seventeenth century. The beggar Maryna Schuchová hides the Host in her scarf at the Communion. She admits to the parish priest Schmidt that she intended to…

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Genre: Drama, Thriller
Case for a Rookie Hangman

Case for a Rookie Hangman

Case for a Rookie Hangman
IMDb: 7.0
107 min

Lemuel Gulliver (Lubomír Kostelka) has had a car accident and continues his journey across the unknown countryside on foot. On the road he finds a dead rabbit dressed like a…

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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Eden and After

Eden and After

Eden and After
IMDb: 6.5
93 min

A group of French students are drawn into the psychological and sexual games of a mysterious Dutchman. Once they sample his “fear powder” the students experience a series of hallucinations.

Genre: Drama, Mystery
Ninety Degrees in the Shade

Ninety Degrees in the Shade

Ninety Degrees in the Shade
IMDb: 6.8
90 min

In a Prague shop, an assistant has been carrying on an affair with the dishonest, married manager. An emotionally repressed auditor with domestic problems of his own uncovers serious stock…

Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
The Tank Battalion

The Tank Battalion

The Tank Battalion
IMDb: 6.6
83 min

The lacking attitude of a conscripted university graduate places him at odds with the power and doctrine of his military superiors. His secret relationship with the wife of a superior…

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Genre: Comedy
Piloti

Piloti

Piloti
IMDb: 5.1
83 min

Genre: Drama, War
Morgiana

Morgiana

Morgiana
IMDb: 7.3
106 min

Klara and Viktoria are sisters. Their father dies, leaving most of his property to Klara. When Klara becomes involved with a man that her sister loves, Viktoria begins to plot…

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Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror
Miraculous Virgin

Miraculous Virgin

Miraculous Virgin
IMDb: 6.7
97 min

A group of artists meets a beautiful and mysterious woman called Anabella, and all of them experience passion, dreams and get inspired by her.

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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery
Loves of a Blonde

Loves of a Blonde

Loves of a Blonde
IMDb: 7.6
88 min

A factory manager in rural Czechoslovakia bargains with the army to send men to the area, to boost the morale of his young female workers, deprived of male company since…

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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Suffering

Suffering

Suffering
IMDb: 7.0
90 min

Adults who have long ago lost their link to nature fail to understand the feelings a growing 12 year old country girl has for a beautiful black stallion.

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Genre: Drama, Family, Romance
Lemonade Joe

Lemonade Joe

Lemonade Joe
IMDb: 7.5
84 min

Straight shooting Lemonade Joe cleans up Stetson City, in this musical parody of early Westerns, after shooting the pants off villain Old Pistol. Joe's endorsement of Kolaloka (Crazy Cola) lemonade…

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Genre: Comedy, Western
Tomorrow I’ll Wake Up and Scald Myself with Tea

Tomorrow I’ll Wake Up and Scald Myself with Tea

Tomorrow I’ll Wake Up and Scald Myself with Tea
IMDb: 7.2
93 min

Former Nazi Klaus Abard survives to the 1990s by taking anti-aging pills. He plans to use a time travel trip to return to Germany in 1944 and present Hitler with…

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The Firemen’s Ball

The Firemen’s Ball

The Firemen’s Ball
IMDb: 7.5
73 min

The volunteer fire department in a small town is having a big party when the ex-boss of the department celebrates his 86th birthday. The whole town is invited but things…

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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Closely Watched Trains

Closely Watched Trains

Closely Watched Trains
IMDb: 7.7
92 min

A young man follows his father's footsteps and joins the railway company, where he learns the job and has his first affair. Set in the country, during the German occupation….

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Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Joseph Kilian

Joseph Kilian

Joseph Kilian
IMDb: 7.3
38 min

A man borrows a cat and when he goes back to return it, the place where he got it is no longer there. He begins his search.

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Genre: Drama
Prefabricated Houses

Prefabricated Houses

Prefabricated Houses
IMDb: 4.4
6 min

Views of old Prague and its tenement buildings, symbolizing the obsolete past, alternate with shots of construction sites for new prefabricated apartment buildings.

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Genre: Documentary