Czech films of the 1960s


Czech films of the 1960s
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A List of Czechoslovakian films of the 1960s.

Title Director Cast Genre Notes
1960
Romeo, Juliet and Darkness (Romeo, Julia a tma) Jiří Weiss Ivan Mistrík, Daniela Smutná drama
Práče Karel Kachyňa
1961
A Song About the Gray Pigeon (Pieseň o sivom holubovi) Stanislav Barabáš Jana Hlaváčová Entered into the 1961 Cannes Film Festival
Man in Outer Space (Muž z prvního století) Oldřich Lipský Miloš Kopecký, Radovan Lukavský sci-fi Entered into the 1962 Cannes Film Festival
1962
Klaun Ferdinand a raketa
1963
The Cassandra Cat aka When the Cat Comes (Až přijde kocour) Vojtěch Jasný Jan Werich, Vlastimil Brodský, Jiří Sovák satire Entered into the 1963 Cannes Film Festival - Special Jury Prize
Ikarie XB-1 Jindřich Polák Zdeněk Štěpánek, Radovan Lukavský, Dana Medřická hardcore sci-fi
The Cry (Křik) Jaromil Jireš Josef Abrhám Entered into the 1964 Cannes Film Festival
The Sun in a Net (Sĺnko v sieti) Štefan Uher Marián Bielik, Jana Beláková
Talent Competition / Audition (Konkurs) Miloš Forman Jan Vostrcil, Vladimir Pucholt
1964
Diamonds of the Night (Démanty noci) Jan Němec Ladislav Janský, Antonín Kumbera drama
Kdyby tisíc klarinetů Ján Roháč, Vladimír Svitáček Jana Brejchová, Waldemar Matuška comedy, musical lyrics/music: Jiří Suchý/Jiří Šlitr
Atentát Jiří Sequens Luděk Munzar, Radoslav Brzobohatý war drama
Black Peter (Černý Petr) Miloš Forman Ladislav Jakim, Vladimír Pucholt, Jan Vostrčil comedy
The Fifth Horseman is Fear (A pátý jezdec je strach) Zbyněk Brynych Miroslav Machaček drama highly praised by critics in the USA
Lemonade Joe Oldřich Lipský Karel Fiala, Miloš Kopecký, Květa Fialová, Olga Schoberová western parody Olga Schoberová was the hottest diva of Czech film during the communism (compared to Brigitte Bardot), she is one and only Czech girl who was on the title of Playboy - U.S. edition before 1990
1965
Intimate Lighting (Intimni osvetleni) Ivan Passer Zdenek Bezusek, Karel Blazek, Miroslav Cvrk comedy, drama
Loves of a Blonde aka A Blonde in Love (Lásky jedné plavovlásky) Miloš Forman Hana Brejchová, Vladimír Pucholt, Josef Šebánek comedy 1966 Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film nominee, 1966 Golden Globe for Best Foreign Language Film nominee
The Shop on Main Street (Obchod na korze) Ján Kádár, Elmar Klos Ida Kaminská, Jozef Kroner drama Entered into the 1965 Cannes Film Festival - Special Jury Prize for Kaminská and Kroner, 1965 Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film winner, Ida Kaminská was 1966 Academy Award for Best Actress nominee
Bílá paní (White Lady) Zdeněk Podskalský Irena Kačírková, Vlastimil Brodský comedy
1966
Who wants to kill Jesie? (Kdo chce zabít Jessii?) Oldřich Lipský Jiří Sovák, Dana Medřická, Olga Schoberová comics parody there are sequences of comics pictures by Kája Saudek in that film, the comics characters are voiceless even in acting sequences - they speak through the use of typewritten stripes
Daisies (Sedmikrásky) Vera Chytilová Ivana Karbanová, Jitka Cerhová comedy After this film Chytilová was forbidden to work in her homeland until 1975
Closely Watched Trains aka Closely Observed Trains (Ostře sledované vlaky) Jiří Menzel Václav Neckář, Josef Somr drama 1967 Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film winner, 1967 Golden Globe for Best Foreign Language Film nominee, 1968 BAFTA Awards for Best Film and Best Soundtrack
The Pipes (Dýmky) Vojtěch Jasný Entered into the 1966 Cannes Film Festival
A Report on the Party and the Guests (O slavnosti a hostech) Jan Němec Was due to compete at the 1968 Cannes Film Festival
1967
Pension pro svobodné pány Jiří Krejčík Josef Abrhám, Iva Janžurová, Jiří Hrzán comedy
Rozmarné léto (Flighty Summer) Jiří Menzel Rudolf Hrušínský, Vlastimil Brodský, František Řehák drama according the novel by Vladislav Vančura
Romance pro křídlovku (Romance for Bugle) Otakar Vávra Zuzana Cikánová, Jaromír Hanzlík drama
Ukradená vzducholoď (The Fabulous World of Jules Verne partII) Karel Zeman fantasy
Údolí včel (Valley of the Bees) František Vláčil Petr Čepek, Jan Kačer drama
Svatba jako řemen Jiří Krejčík Iva Janžurová, Jiří Hrzán, Vladimír Pucholt, Jan Vostrčil comedy
Marketa Lazarová František Vláčil Magda Vašáryová, Josef Kemr drama according the novel by Vladislav Vančura

in 1998 the film was honoured as most significant performance of Czech cinematography ever

The Firemen's Ball (Hoří, má panenko) Miloš Forman Josef Šebánek comedy 1968 Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film nominee
Hotel for Strangers (Hotel pro cizince) Antonín Máša Entered into the 1967 Cannes Film Festival
1968
Sky Riders (Nebeští jezdci) Jindřich Polák Jiří Bednář, Jiří Hrzán drama
The Cremator (Spalovač mrtvol) Juraj Herz Rudolf Hrušínský drama Entered into the 1969 Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film
Capricious Summer (Rozmarné léto) Jiří Menzel Was due to compete in the 1968 Cannes Film Festival
All My Compatriots (Všichni dobří rodáci) Vojtěch Jasný Won Best Director at the 1969 Cannes Film Festival
The Man Who Lies (Muž, který lže) Alain Robbe-Grillet Jean-Louis Trintignant Trintignant won the Silver Bear for Best Actor at Berlin
1969
Šíleně smutná princezna Bořivoj Zeman Václav Neckář, Helena Vondráčková musical, fairy-tale
Všichni dobří rodáci (All my compatriots) Vojtěch Jasný Vlastimil Brodský, Radoslav Brzobohatý, Vladimír Menšík, drama Entered into the 1969 Cannes Film Festival - Special Jury Prize and Prize for best director winner
Kladivo na čarodějnice (Witches´ Hammer) Otakar Vávra Elo Romančík, Vladimír Šmeral, Soňa Valentová drama
Utrpení mladého Boháčka František Filip Pavel Landovský, Regina Rázlová comedy
Ecce homo Homolka Jaroslav Papoušek Helena Růžičková, Josef Šebánek comedy
Larks on a String (Skřivánci na niti) Jiří Menzel Václav Neckář, Naďa Urbánková, Rudolf Hrušínský bitter comedy the film was banned by communist censorship before its staging in 1969, so the premiere was in 1990

the Golden Bear winner at the 40th Berlin International Film Festival

Ucho Karel Kachyňa Jiřina Bohdalová, Radoslav Brzobohatý drama the film was banned by communist censorship before its staging in 1969, so the premiere was in 1990
End of a Priest (Farářův konec) Evald Schorm Entered into the 1969 Cannes Film Festival
Adelheid František Vláčil Petr Čepek, Emma Černá drama

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