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Chytilová, Věra 1929-2014

Overview
Works: 88 works in 206 publications in 4 languages and 1,240 library holdings
Genres: Drama  New wave films  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Dark comedy films  Anthology films  Experimental films  Short films  Biography  Slapstick comedy films 
Roles: Director, Author of screenplay, Scenarist, Restager , Author, Performer, Film editor, fmd, Other, Creator, Interviewee, Contributor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Věra Chytilová
Sedmikrasky = Daisies by Věra Chytilová( Visual )

54 editions published between 1966 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 610 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two teenage girls decide that since the world is spoiled they will be spoiled as well; accordingly they embark on a series of destructive pranks in which they consume and destroy the world about them
Perličky na dně = Pearls of the deep( Visual )

2 editions published in 2012 in Czech and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Smrt pana Baltazara = Mr. Baltazar's death: A group of aimless, nostalgia-inclined folks gather from far and wide to watch a motorcycle race
Pearls of the Czech new wave( Visual )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and Czech and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With a wicked sense of humor and a healthy streak of surrealism, a group of Czech directors began to speak out about Communism's hypocrisy and absurdity. These six titles are express their thoughts from a remarkable time and place
Ovoce stromů rajských jíme = Fruit of paradise( Visual )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in Czech and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In this modern, highly stylized adaptation of the Adam and Eve story, a couple vacationing at a spa is offered the forbidden fruit of Eden. The husband, Robert, refuses to eat the apple, but wife Eva bites into the luscious fruit."--Container
Pearls of the deep : [Five films based on the stories of Bohumil Hrabal]( Visual )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in Czech and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Five short films by Czech new wave directors, each based on a Bohumil Hrabal story
Pearls of the Deep by Jiří Menzel( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in Czech and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Five directors of the internationally acclaimed Czech New Wave contributed to this landmark film anthology ... each witty, entertaining short is based on a different story by legendary writer Bohumil Hrabal, renowned for his outrageous, surreal tales"--Container
Ovoce stromu rajskych jime Les fruits du paradis by Věra Chytilová( Visual )

4 editions published between 1993 and 2015 in Czech and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vaut-il mieux vivre dans une heureuse ignorance ou faut-il choisir la vérité et subir les conséquences de la connaissance ? Les époux Eva et Josef se trouvent dans une pension de famille. Eva, intriguée par Robert, un mystérieux étranger, visite sa chambre en cachette. Elle comprend qu'il s'agit de l'assassin de femmes recherché par la police. Josef ne veut pas y croire...Film métaphor(ique sur l'histoire biblique d'Adam et Eve, vision philosophique de la socièté contemporaine, ambitieuse parabole sur la vie des femmes dans un monde d'hommes...Un film avant-gardiste
Tausendschönchen( Visual )

5 editions published between 1966 and 2014 in German and Czech and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Šašek a královna( Visual )

8 editions published between 1987 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Czech caretaker of an historic castle imagines himself as a medieval court jester. The story shifts between the present day, and his imaginings of the medieval court and the increasingly sadistic Queen
Sedmikrásky Les petites marguerites by Věra Chytilová( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in Czech and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Extrait du résumé figurant sur la jaquette :Marie 1 et Marie 2 s'ennuient fermement. Leur occupation favorite consiste à se faire inviter au restaurant par des hommes d'âge mûr, puis à les éconduire prestement. Fatiguées de trouver le monde vide de sens, elles décident de jouer le jeu à fond, semant désordres et scandales, crescendo, dans des lieux publics
Perlicky na dne Les petites perles au fond de l'eau by Bohumil Hrabal( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in Czech and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Las Margaritas( Visual )

7 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in Czech and Spanish and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dos chicas jóvenes concluyen, mientras toman el sol en bikini, que "si en este mundo todo está corrompido, estaremos corrompidas nosotras también". Así se activa el mecanismo que pone en marcha la película: una tras otra, se irán produciendo escenas inconexas en las que las dos protagonistas juegan a ser malas con su entorno
Pasti, pasti, pastičky( Visual )

4 editions published between 1998 and 2015 in Czech and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Black comedy about a woman who castrates the two men who raped her
3 1/2 by Jiří Janoušek( Book )

2 editions published in 1965 in Czech and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

První ze série publikací, které chtějí zachytit velké, světovou pozornost vyvolavší činy naší i cizí kinematografie. Obsahuje projevy autorů, úplné scénáře, výňatky ze zahraničních kritik a Liehmovo a Bočkovo hodnocení filmů
Kalamita( Visual )

3 editions published in 2005 in Czech and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The hero, Honza Dostál, experiences many small calamities in life. After higher education, he wants to experience something completely different. He becomes a train engineer, like his forefathers. But he drives straight into an avalanche
Dědictví aneb kurvahošigutntag( Visual )

4 editions published in 2002 in Czech and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comedy about a poor man who inherits a million dollars and a lot of valuable property in the big city, and how he discovers who his friends really are
Kalamita( Visual )

5 editions published in 1995 in Czech and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young man leaves his university studies for a position as a railroad engineer on a small mountain train in order to uphold family tradition. He tries to find the beauty of faith and an honest life in the midst of a world filled with bribery, promiscuity and decadence. Satisfaction comes when he must face a real calamity--his train is blocked by an avalanche
Daisies by Věra Chytilová( Visual )

3 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in Czech and English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Panelstory : aneb jak se rodí sídliště( Visual )

4 editions published between 1996 and 2001 in Czech and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Using a hand-held verité camera style, Panalstory follows the live of several residents of a communist-bloc apartment complex from hell. Shot in a real unfinished housing project, this film is not only about life in the Soviet bloc, but concerns universal themes
Pearls of the deep = Perličky na dně( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in Czech and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Five short films by the greatest directors of the Czech New Wave make up this extraordinary anthology ; based on the stories of legendary Czech writer Bohumil Hrabal, the films represent a range of artistic expression and human emotion
 
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Alternative Names
Chytilová, Vira 1929-2014

Věra Chytilová cseh filmrendező, forgatókönyvíró

Věra Chytilová czech director, professor and university educator

Věra Chytilová réalisatrice et scénariste tchèque

Věra Chytilová regista ceca

Věra Chytilová tschechische Regisseurin, Schauspielerin und Drehbuchautorin

Věra Chytilová Tsjechisch filmregisseur

Vera Hītilova

Βίρα Χιτίλοβα

Вера Хитилова

Віра Хитілова

Хитилова, Вера

ویه‌را خیتیلووا فیلمنامه‌نویس و کارگردان اهل جمهوری چک

ヴェラ・ヒティロヴァ

维拉·希蒂洛娃

Languages
Czech (106)

German (7)

English (7)

Spanish (3)