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Chytilová, Věra 1929-2014

Overview
Works: 70 works in 209 publications in 5 languages and 1,268 library holdings
Genres: Drama  New wave films  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Experimental films  Dark comedy films  Anthology films  Short films  History  Biography 
Roles: Director, Author of screenplay, Scenarist, Restager , Author, fmd, Performer, Film editor, Contributor, Interviewee, Other, Creator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Věra Chytilová
Sedmikrasky = Daisies by Věra Chytilová( Visual )

58 editions published between 1966 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 635 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 by Bohumil Hrabal( Visual )

9 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in Czech and held by 226 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 122 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 by Věra Chytilová( Visual )

9 editions published between 1993 and 2015 in Czech and held by 83 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
Tausendschönchen( Visual )

4 editions published between 1966 and 2014 in German and held by 14 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
Kalamita( Visual )

8 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in Czech and held by 11 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 by Věra Chytilová( Visual )

7 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in Czech and held by 10 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
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
Traps by Rachel Rosenthal( Visual )

3 editions published in 2015 in Czech and held by 8 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
Panelstory : aneb jak se rodí sídliště( Visual )

5 editions published between 1996 and 2001 in Czech and held by 6 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
Daisies by Věra Chytilová( Visual )

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

O néčem jiném( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in Czech and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two stories are simultaneously told. One dutiful mother progressively becomes a frustrated woman who is the only one assuming the family responsibilities of working at home and looking after her only son, whereas her husband works all day, does not appreciate his wife's efforts and the only thing he does by the time he gets home is to read the newspaper and watch soccer matches. On the other hand, a female gymnast prepares for her last competition before her career retirement, but faces pressure from her trainer and a lack of motivation to keep going. The film depicts frustration on both sides, and parallels two worlds dominated by men, where women do not receive any recognition, and in case they do, it is momentary
Les fruits du paradis Ovoce stromu rajských jíme( Visual )

3 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in Czech and Undetermined and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Les petites perles au fond de l'eau Perlicky na dne by Věra Chytilová( Visual )

4 editions published between 1965 and 2010 in Czech and Undetermined and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adaptation d'un récueil de nouvelles de Bohumil Hrabal, qui est l'auteur préféré des cinéastes tchèques de cette période, immense écrivain moderne aux textes desquels ils s'identifient pleinement. Le film part d'une concéption créativa de l'adaptation litteraire, et non pas illustrative. La petite perle au fond ... est la petite part de Dieu présente en chaque être humain, selon Hrabal. Et chaque court-métrage est une vrai perle
Pearls of the Czech New Wave( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in Czech and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pravda by Jean-Luc Godard( Visual )

3 editions published in 2008 in English and French and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Las estructuras, los clichés y los estereotipos del western tradicional sirven de coartada para una reflexión sobre la lucha de clases y la desestimación del cine burgués (Viento del este)
Hezké chvilky bez záruky( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in Czech and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A harried Prague psychologist juggles a parade of stressed-out patients"--Variety WWW site, May 29, 2012
Pearls of the Czech New Wave( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in Czech and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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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 (122)

English (11)

German (7)

Spanish (3)

French (1)