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Filmové studio Barrandov

Overview
Works: 208 works in 536 publications in 8 languages and 10,055 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  War films  History  Historical films  New wave films  Romance films  Fantasy films  Coming-of-age films 
Roles: Producer, prn
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Filmové studio Barrandov
Ostře sledované vlaky = Closely watched trains by Jiří Menzel( Visual )

20 editions published between 1966 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,087 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comedy-drama about a young trainmaster employed in a tiny station during World War II. He becomes involved in a plot to blow up a German ammunition train, but when the plan backfires, he is forced to commit the ultimate act of courage
Obchod na korze = Shop on Main Street by Ján Kadár( Visual )

6 editions published in 2001 in Czech and held by 660 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1942, Tono and his wife are struggling because of his antipathy towards the fascist regime. His brother-in-law, the local fuehrer, chooses Tono to oversee a button shop owned by a sweet, harmless Jewish widow, Mrs. Lautman. Unable to explain his position to Mrs. Lautman, Tono gradually accepts her belief that he is her assistant. When the Jews are ordered deported, the well-meaning Tono decides to shield her from the Nazis
Želary( Visual )

7 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in Czech and held by 598 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
Lásky jedné plavovlásky = Loves of a blond( Visual )

4 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in Czech and held by 558 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
Obsluhoval jsem anglického krále = I served the king of England by Jiří Menzel( Visual )

8 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in Czech and held by 553 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
Underground by Emir Kusturica( Visual )

17 editions published between 1998 and 2018 in Serbian and Italian and held by 529 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
Hoří, má panenko = The firemen's ball( Visual )

6 editions published in 2002 in Czech and held by 497 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
Sedmikrasky = Daisies by Věra Chytilová( Visual )

25 editions published between 1966 and 2016 in Czech and held by 459 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 der Lügner = Jacob the liar by Frank Beyer( Visual )

13 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in German and held by 458 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 the local Gestapo 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. A simple, somewhat dour man, the stubble-bearded Jacob suddenly becomes a hero as old friends and neighbours flock to him, pressing for information about the latest reports. Jacob feels compelled to make up stories to keep up the spirits of his comrades
Marketa Lazarová by František Vláčil( Visual )

13 editions published between 1967 and 2014 in Czech and German and held by 425 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
Valerie a týden divů = Valerie and her week of wonders by Jaromil Jireš( Visual )

13 editions published between 2003 and 2015 in Czech and held by 390 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
The shop on Main Street = Obchod na korze by Ján Kadár( Visual )

18 editions published between 1965 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 274 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
Diamonds of the night : = Démanty noci by Jan Němec( Visual )

11 editions published between 1964 and 2019 in Czech and held by 228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adapted from a novel by Arno₍t Lustig, the film closely tracks two boys who escape from a concentration-camp transport and flee into the surrounding woods, a hostile terrain where the brute realities of survival coexist with dreams, memories, and fragments of visual poetry. With this simultaneously harrowing and lyrical debut feature, Jan Nemec established himself as the most uncompromising visionary among the radical filmmakers who made up the Czechoslovak New Wave
Vsichni dobri rodaci = All my good countrymen by Vojtěch Jasný( Visual )

11 editions published between 1968 and 2018 in Czech and held by 220 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
The cremator by Juraj Herz( Visual )

10 editions published between 1969 and 2020 in Czech and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Karl Kopfrkingl works at a stately crematorium in Prague. Obsessed with his duties, he believes he is liberating the souls of the departed. With Nazi forces gathering at the Czech border, Karl descends into a mania that allows him to wholly enact his disturbed beliefs
A pátý Jezdec je Strach = The fifth rider is fear( Visual )

3 editions published in 2006 in Czech and held by 178 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 by Jacques Lipchitz( Visual )

3 editions published in 2012 in Czech and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A psychological drama about an engineer unable to adjust to the world around him after his suicide attempt
Rozmarné léto = Capricious summer by Jiří Menzel( Visual )

4 editions published in 2012 in Czech and held by 145 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
Perličky na dně = Pearls of the deep by Bohumil Hrabal( Visual )

3 editions published in 2012 in Czech and held by 143 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( Visual )

7 editions published between 1969 and 2018 in Czech and held by 129 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
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Ostře sledované vlaky = Closely watched trains
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Obchod na korze = Shop on Main StreetŽelaryObsluhoval jsem anglického krále = I served the king of EnglandThe shop on Main Street = Obchod na korze
Alternative Names
AB Barrandov (Firm)

Barrandov-elokuvastudiot

Barrandov Film Studios‏

Barrandov (Firm)

Barrandov International Films (Firm)

Barrandov studio

Barrandov Studio a.s.

Barrandov Studios

Barrandov studiosu

Film-Studio Barrandov

Filmstudios Barrandov

FSB

FSB (Filmové studio Barrandov)

Studio Filmowe Barrandov

Studios Barrandov

Studiot Barrandov

Studioul Barrandov

Барандов Студио

киностудия Баррандов

Студыя «Barrandov»

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バランドフ撮影所

巴朗鐸夫製片廠

Languages
Czech (180)

Serbian (16)

German (14)

English (3)

Slovak (2)

French (1)

Italian (1)

Spanish (1)