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The Films of Jan Nemec
Perlicky Na Dne
Czechoslovakia | 1966 | Vera Chytilová, Jaromil Jires, Jirí Menzel, Jan Nemec, Evald Schorm
Five wry, surreal, subversive short stories by celebrated Czech writer Bohumil Hrabal (Closely Watched Trains) are brought to the screen by Jan Nemec and four other filmmaking firebrands in this omnibus film that is almost a manifesto of the Czech New Wave. Nemec’s segment is set in a nursing home, where two old men stay alive by telling each other stories of their illustrious lives. “Compelling time capsules of defiance and love.” –Village Voice.
107 min. 35mm print from the Czech National Film Archive, Prague. Subtitles.
Imported 35mm Archive Print! Special admission $10; Cinematheque members $8; age 25 & under $7; no passes, twofers, or radio winners.
This screening is part of the touring retrospective “Independent of Reality: The Films of Jan Nemec,” premiered by BAMcinématek in New York. The retrospective is produced by Comeback Company, curated by Irena Kovarova, and organized in partnership with the National Film Archive, Prague; Aerofilms; and Jan Nemec - Films. Support for the Cleveland exhibition comes from the Cinematheque’s George Gund III Endowment.
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General Admission: $9
Member: $7 (includes CIA I.D. holders)
Age 25 & under: $7 (proof of age required)
*Additional film on the same day: $7