DVD
Czech

Closely observed trains

Jiri Menzel (director), Bohumil Hrabal (based on the work of), Jirí Sust (composer)
Title
Closely observed trains
Director
Jiri Menzel
Based on the work of
Bohumil Hrabal
Composer
Jirí Sust
Language
Czech
Publisher
Homescreen, [2008]
1 dvd-video : zw/w.
Recording date
1966
Playing time
93 min.
Note
Taalkeuze: Tsjechisch, Duits Ondertiteling: Nederlands
EAN
8717249473565

About Jiri Menzel

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Jiří Menzel (Czech: [ˈjɪr̝iː ˈmɛntsl̩] (listen)) (23 February 1938 – 5 September 2020) was a Czech film director, theatre director, actor, and screenwriter. His films often combine a humanistic view of the world with sarcasm and provocative cinematography. Some of these films are adapted from works by Czech writers such as Bohumil Hrabal and Vladislav Vančura.

Early life

Menzel was born in Prague in 1938 to Josef Menzel and Božena Jindřichová. His father Josef was a journalist, translator and children's book writer. Menzel studied directing at the Film and TV School of the Academy of Performing Arts in Prague (FAMU) in Prague. His teachers at the academy included Czech Director Otakar Vávra.

Career

Menzel was a member of the Czech New Wave cin…Read more on Wikipedia