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Československý filmexport

Overview
Works: 133 works in 200 publications in 7 languages and 1,222 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Historical films  Fantasy films  History  Animated films  Science fiction films  Biographical films  Comedy films  Biography 
Roles: Producer, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications about Československý filmexport
Publications by Československý filmexport
Most widely held works by Československý filmexport
A pátý Jez̧dec je Strach The fifth rider is fear ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in Czech and held by 180 libraries worldwide
An aging Jewish doctor is forbidden to practice medicine in Prague during the Nazi occupation. He is employed in a warehouse as a clerk, cataloguing confiscated Jewish property. When a partisan is wounded, the doctor reluctantly agrees to treat him. The doctor hides him in his run-down apartment buiding as he sneaks through the black-market underworld of Prague in search of morphine to ease the man's pain, ever fearful of informant neighbors and vigilant authorities. Within a historical context, director Zbyněk Brynych creates a thinly-disguised allegory about contemporary communist Czechoslovakia that is rich in atmosphere and dark in tone. The expressionist cinematography and stellar performances make this lost masterwork an unforgettable viewing experience
Vesničko má středisková My sweet little village / Circle Films ; [presented by] Ben Barenholtz ; Československý Filmexport ; directed by Jiří Menzel ; written by Zdeněk Svěrák ; script editor, Václav Sašek ( visu )
3 editions published in 1995 in Czech and Slovak and held by 86 libraries worldwide
"For years the overbearing Pavek has endured Otik, the 'town idiot, ' sharing his meals and the front seat of their dump truck. But Otik is such a sweet natured fool that Pavek, exasperated as he becomes, always relents on his threats to find another partner. This Laurel and Hardy-like pair are at the heart of a comedy which finds humor and warmth in an abundance of everyday situations ... and leave one longing to be a part of this 'sweet little village'"--Container
Vsichni dobri rodaci All my good countrymen ( visu )
2 editions published in 1987 in Czech and held by 82 libraries worldwide
During the Prague Spring, that brief flowering of freedom that preceded the Soviet invasion of Czechoslovakia, Vojtech Jasny directed this impassioned account of his country's tragic relationship with the Soviet Union
Three wishes for Cinderella ( visu )
1 edition published in 2003 in Czech and held by 76 libraries worldwide
This version of the well-known fairy tale presents Cinderella as an independent and energetic girl who has a happy childhood as a nobleman's daughter. After her father dies, her stepmother reduces her to the position of maid at the farm and ends her carefree days until, with the aid of her three pigeons and three magical nuts, Cinderella manages to land the Prince of her dreams
Transport from paradise ( visu )
1 edition published in 1987 in Czech and held by 69 libraries worldwide
Depicts life in the Terezin ghetto in Czechoslovakia during World War II
Adelheid ( visu )
2 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in Czech and held by 68 libraries worldwide
"In the aftermath of WWII, a Czech airman returns home from his tour of duty with the British RAF, intending to claim a German factory located in the Sudetenland along the Czech-German border. There he meets the beautiful Adelheid, the daughter of a war criminal who once lived in the estate but is now reduced to servitude. The Czech airman falls in love with Adelheid, but lingering resentment over the war and bitter political strife stand in the way of their happiness"--Container
Dita Saxová ( visu )
2 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in Czech and held by 36 libraries worldwide
The story of Dita, a beautiful girl who survived the Nazi concentration camps and lives with other survivors in a girl's youth hostel in Prague
Fantastic planet [La planète sauvage] ( visu )
6 editions published between 1991 and 2003 in English and French and held by 34 libraries worldwide
On a distant planet, tiny humanoid creatures called Oms live in fear of the Draags. Draags are blue-skinned, red-eyed creatures standing over 40 feet tall. When a Draag child casually kills a human mother with a flick of her finger, she makes amends by adopting the dead woman's child as a pet. However, the new pet quickly figures out the secret of Draag brainpower and escapes to share his knowledge with a band of humans. Together, the humans make plans to bring down the reign of the Draags
The Czechoslovak film = Československý film ( serial )
in English and held by 33 libraries worldwide
Detskiĭ sad Kindergarten ( visu )
1 edition published in 1984 in Russian and held by 32 libraries worldwide
A semi-autobiographical film about a young boy, adrift in Russia during World War II
Operation: daybreak ( visu )
2 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and held by 28 libraries worldwide
The mission: Assassinate SS Obergruppenfuehrer Reinhard Heydrich, the diabolical murderer William L. Shirer called 'the genius of the Final Solution'. Witness furious Nazi reprisals, including the annihilation of Lidice. Marvel at the bold last stand of seven patriots. Know these seven were real people in a real time. Ordinary people by everyday standards. Heroes by every other measure
The fabulous world of Jules Verne ( visu )
6 editions published between 1956 and 2005 in English and held by 28 libraries worldwide
Using a technique which combines live actors with props and backdrops designed to resemble 19th century illustrations tells the story of an evil man who wants to control all the world
The crime ( visu )
1 edition published in 1996 in Czech and held by 27 libraries worldwide
A newly-married office clerk, due to his wife being unable to leaver her job in Prague and he being unable to get a transfer, embarks on a commuter marriage until he discovers his wife is having an affair with the company manager. This leads him to seriously contemplate double murder, suicide and blackmail, and ends up finding a situation in which he, his wife and her lover can live happily ever after
The coward ( visu )
1 edition published in 1996 in Slovak and held by 26 libraries worldwide
In this moral study of heroism set in a remote Slovak village in the closing days of World War II, a schoolteacher and his young wife find a wounded Russian parachutist in their front yard just as the Germans are coming in to occupy their village. As his wife gets involved with anti-Nazi partisans, the schoolteacher collaborates with the Germans, but, at the end of his humiliation, finds the courage to save his honor and the innocent victims of the Nazis
The mole and the music ( visu )
4 editions published between 1976 and 1989 in English and held by 23 libraries worldwide
Tells a story about a mole's love for music which helps sustain him when he has to make a new record from scratch after breaking his favorite copy. For elementary grades
The mole in the zoo by Phoenix/BFA Films & Video( visu )
6 editions published between 1969 and 1989 in English and held by 23 libraries worldwide
Mole tunnels into the zoo and has some harrowing experiences with the animals and finally meets a lion with a toothache. For elementary grades
The mole and the rocket ( visu )
3 editions published between 1974 and 1989 in English and held by 18 libraries worldwide
A little mole is carried by a rocket to a deserted island. The sea animals help repair the ruined rocket and go off in it with the mole
Boxer a smrť The Boxer and death ( visu )
2 editions published between 1992 and 1996 in Czech and held by 18 libraries worldwide
In a Nazi concentration camp, an escapee awaiting execution is spared when the commandant, a former prize-fighter, discovers the prisoner has amateur boxing ability. Ordered to train, he gradually sharpens his skills
Rosa Luxemburg by Margarethe von Trotta( visu )
1 edition published in 2009 in German and held by 16 libraries worldwide
A portrait of the legendary Polish-German activist known as "Red Rosa," this is a sweeping, richly detailed account of Rosa Luxemburg's political battles and love affairs in a time of war and revolution. A determined fighter for freedom and peace, Rosa Luxemburg was a truly modern woman. Through her charisma and stubborn idealism she carved out a position as a political and social leader without sacrificing her personal life
La planète sauvage = Fantastic Planet by René Laloux( visu )
5 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in French and Italian and held by 15 libraries worldwide
Fantastic Planet is a surrealist story based on the Soviet occupation of Czechoslovakia. Set in a far distant world human beings or "Oms" have been domesticated by the gigantic Draags. One domesticated om Terr is able to escape his masters with a headset that puts information directly into the brain. Armed now with the Draags technology he leads the Oms in an attempt to make life better for them
 
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Alternative Names

controlled identity Československy státní film

Czechoslovak Filmexport
Filmexport
Filmexport Praha
Tschechoslowakischer Filmexport
Tschechoslowakischer Filmexport Praha
Languages
English (31)
Czech (14)
French (5)
Slovak (2)
German (1)
Italian (1)
Russian (1)
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