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Filmové studio Barrandov

Works: 180 works in 448 publications in 8 languages and 9,609 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  War films  History  Historical films  New wave films  Coming-of-age films  Fantasy films  Short films 
Roles: Producer, prn
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Filmové studio Barrandov
Ostře sledované vlaky = Closely watched trains by Jiří Menzel( Visual )

18 editions published between 1966 and 2014 in Czech and Slovak and held by 1,099 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At a village railway station in occupied Czechoslovakia, a bumbling dispatcher's apprentice longs to liberate himself from his virginity. Oblivious to the war and the resistance that surrounds him, this young man embarks on a journey of sexual awakening and self-discovery, encountering a universe of frustration, eroticism, and adventure within his sleepy backwater depot. Wry and tender, Academy Award-winning Closely Watched Trains is a masterpiece of human observation and one of the best-loved films of the Czech New Wave
Obchod na korze by Ján Kadár( Visual )

22 editions published between 1965 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 1,048 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in 1942, story of a funny and touching relationship between an elderly Jewish shopkeeper and her Nazi-appointed "Aryan controller," Tono. When the Jews are ordered deported, Tono tries to shield her from the Nazis
Lásky jedné plavovlásky = Loves of a blond by Miloš Forman( Visual )

17 editions published between 1966 and 2006 in Czech and held by 652 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of a young woman who like her friends is very concerned with men and love. A reserve army group comes into town and she falls in love with a pianist, who after swearing eternal love leaves for his home
Hoří, má panenko = The firemen's ball by Miloš Forman( Visual )

15 editions published between 1967 and 2007 in Czech and English and held by 626 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a small provincial town, arrangements and events surrounding the firemen's annual ball, honoring a retiring firechief, go wrong at every turn
Underground by Emir Kusturica( Visual )

11 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in Serbian and Italian and held by 500 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A tragicomedy about love, friendship, betrayal, manipulation and lies. Deals with the conflicts of Yugoslav history of the past fifty years. The story starts from an underground manufacture of weapons of Belgrade, during WWII. The black marketeer who smuggles the weapons to partisans forgets to mention to the workers that the war is over, and they keep producing. 50 years later, they become suspicious, and break out of their underground "shelter"--Only to convince themselves that the guy was right: the war is still going on
Sedmikrasky = Daisies by Věra Chytilová( Visual )

21 editions published between 1966 and 2016 in Czech and held by 471 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
Jakob the Liar by Frank Beyer( Visual )

13 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in German and held by 465 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Trapped in a Polish ghetto with thousands of other jews, facing starvation or deportation to the death camps, Jacob is detained one evening at Gestpo headquarters. Eavesdropping he overhears a radio report about a nearby Russian victory. At first he is silent, but circumstances compel him to pass on the good news of hope. In order to be believed, he feigns access to a hidden, strictly forbidden radio. Quickly he becomes a one-man bulwark against despair, a reluctant hero, but a tragic figure still, a man ultimately powerless to see or change the fate of his people
Želary( Visual )

5 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in Czech and held by 443 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During WWII, nurse Eliška is part of a secret resistance movement with her lover, surgeon Richard. When he is discovered, she is forced to leave the hospital in order to hide from the Nazis as well. A sympathetic colleague sends her off with a patient whose life she saved, to the remote Moravian mountain village of Želary, where time has stopped, as he has agreed to hide her as his wife. They live in a modest cabin for two years, waiting for the Nazi occupation to end and begin to form a bond despite their differences
Marketa Lazarová by František Vláčil( Visual )

8 editions published between 1967 and 2014 in Czech and German and held by 430 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This stirring and poetic depiction of a feud between two rival medieval clans is a fierce, epic, and meticulously designed evocation of the clashes between Christianity and Pagansim, humankind and nature, and love and violence
Obsluhoval jsem anglického krále = I served the king of England by Jiří Menzel( Visual )

5 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in Czech and held by 411 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young restaurant worker does whatever it takes to become a millionaire, only to realize that by accomplishing his goal he has wound up in prison
Valerie a týden divů = Valerie and her week of wonders by Jaromil Jireš( Visual )

10 editions published between 2003 and 2015 in Czech and held by 378 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A bewitching fairy tale about a young girl's coming of age. Valerie discovers the world is not what it seems after she gets a pair of magical earrings. Her quaint little village is actually a haven for blood-sucking vampires. Her grandmother is really an evil old crone. The local farmers are lechers, and the town's priest harbors strange desires
Rozmarné léto = Capricious summer by Jiří Menzel( Visual )

7 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in Czech and held by 246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Žert: A man is expelled form the Communist Party due to a joke. After he is released from working the mines and prison, he plots revenge against the person who betrayed him
Vsichni dobri rodaci = All my good countrymen by Vojtěch Jasný( Visual )

7 editions published between 1968 and 2018 in Czech and held by 233 WorldCat member 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
A pátý Jez̧dec je Strach = The fifth rider is fear( Visual )

3 editions published in 2006 in Czech and held by 184 WorldCat member 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 building 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
Návrat ztraceného syna = Return of the prodigal son( Visual )

2 editions published in 2012 in Czech and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A psychological drama about a family man, who is an engineer unable to adjust to the world around him after his suicide attempt
Perličky na dně = Pearls of the deep by Bohumil Hrabal( Visual )

2 editions published in 2012 in Czech and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Romance: Focuses on a flirtation between a handsome young Czechoslovakian plumber and a Gypsy teenager
Skřivánci na niti = Larks on a string by Jiří Menzel( Visual )

5 editions published between 1969 and 2011 in Czech and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While serving time for desertion and taking steps toward re-education, a rag-tag group of junkyard workers unite as a young couple decides to marry. Even the prison guards can't resist this romance as the wedding and on-site honeymoon unfold in a series of plot twists
Černy̓ Petr = Black sheep by Miloš Forman( Visual )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in Czech and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

16-year-old Petr has just started his first job--patrolling for shoplifters in a grocery store. An unsure young man, he is now an agent of the established order, yet he looks on complacently when a stout woman steals some candy. His father, a part time bandmaster, is a petty dictator--Petr resists playing audience to his habitual old-school monologues. His father lacks any direction for the future and Petr is confused and adrift. The disappointments and bewilderments of youth, traditional generational conflict, and a sense of cultural paralysis animate this slender story of human moments that bind, rather than divide, young and old
Lunacy( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in Czech and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young man becomes involved with a decadent marquis and his lavish and kinky lifestyle in 19th century France. Features mix of live action and stop-motion animation
Démanty noci = Diamonds in the night. Sousto = der Bissen( Visual )

9 editions published between 1964 and 2010 in Czech and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Diamonds of the night (64 min.) is a study of two Jewish boys who escape from a train which is transporting them from one concentration camp to another. A Bite to eat (10 min.) shows a feverish attempt to steal a loaf of bread from a Nazi-guarded train
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Audience level: 0.36 (from 0.25 for Želary / ... to 0.95 for Los Estudi ...)

WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Ostře sledované vlaky = Closely watched trains
Obchod na korzeLásky jedné plavovlásky = Loves of a blondHoří, má panenko = The firemen's ballŽelaryObsluhoval jsem anglického krále = I served the king of England
Alternative Names
AB Barrandov (Firm)


Barrandov Film Studios

Barrandov (Firm)

Barrandov International Films (Firm)

Barrandov Studio.

Barrandov Studio a.s.

Barrandov Studios

Film-Studio Barrandov

Filmstudios Barrandov


FSB (Filmové studio Barrandov)

Studio Filmowe Barrandov

Studios Barrandov

Studiot Barrandov

Studioul Barrandov

Барандов Студио

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Czech (166)

German (14)

Serbian (10)

English (2)

Slovak (2)

French (1)

Italian (1)

Spanish (1)