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Filmové studio Barrandov

Overview
Works: 193 works in 478 publications in 8 languages and 9,588 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  War films  History  Historical films  New wave films  Coming-of-age films  Fantasy films  Vampire 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 )

19 editions published between 1966 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,099 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 by Ján Kadár( Visual )

23 editions published between 1965 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 967 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( Visual )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in Czech and held by 561 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
Underground by Emir Kusturica( Visual )

13 editions published between 1998 and 2018 in Serbian and Italian and held by 534 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 )

5 editions published in 2002 in Czech and held by 495 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
Jakob der Lügner = Jacob the liar by Frank Beyer( Visual )

13 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in German and held by 461 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 neighbors 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
Sedmikrasky = Daisies by Věra Chytilová( Visual )

21 editions published between 1966 and 2016 in Czech and held by 446 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
Želary( Visual )

5 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in Czech and held by 440 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 )

11 editions published between 1967 and 2014 in Czech and German and held by 440 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 Paganism, 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 410 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

This "poetic horror" is based on the novel. 13-year-old Valeria lives in isolation with her grandmother. As she learns about life, her curiosity takes her through a series of dream-like experiences
Rozmarné léto = Capricious summer by Jiří Menzel( Visual )

7 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in Czech and held by 240 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 )

8 editions published between 1968 and 2018 in Czech and held by 230 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 Jezdec je Strach = The fifth rider is fear( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in Czech and held by 180 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 148 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 147 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 )

7 editions published between 1969 and 2018 in Czech and held by 137 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
Adelheid( Visual )

8 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in Czech and held by 124 WorldCat member 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
Černy̓ Petr = Black sheep by Miloš Forman( Visual )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in Czech and held by 117 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
The firemen's ball by Miloš Forman( Visual )

8 editions published between 1967 and 2007 in Czech and English and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a small provincial town, arrangements for the fireman's annual ball go wrong at every turn
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Ostře sledované vlaky = Closely watched trains
Covers
Obchod na korzeŽelaryObsluhoval jsem anglického krále = I served the king of EnglandThe firemen's ball
Alternative Names
AB Barrandov (Firm)

Barrandov-elokuvastudiot

Barrandov Film Studios

Barrandov (Firm)

Barrandov International Films (Firm)

Barrandov Studio.

Barrandov Studio a.s.

Barrandov Studios

Film-Studio Barrandov

Filmstudios Barrandov

FSB

FSB (Filmové studio Barrandov)

Studio Filmowe Barrandov

Studios Barrandov

Studiot Barrandov

Studioul Barrandov

Барандов Студио

باراندوف استودیوز

바란도프 스튜디오

バランドフ撮影所

巴朗鐸夫製片廠

Languages
Czech (156)

German (14)

Serbian (12)

English (3)

Slovak (2)

French (1)

Italian (1)

Spanish (1)