Věra Chytilová  

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Kunstformen der Natur (1904) by Ernst Haeckel
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Věra Chytilová (2 February 1929 – 12 March 2014) was an avant-garde Czech film director and pioneer of Czech cinema. Banned by the Czechoslovak government in the 1960s, she is best known for her Czechoslovak New Wave film, Sedmikrásky (Daisies).

Selected filmography

Year Title Director Screenplay Story Music
1961 The Ceiling X X
1962 A Bagful of Flies X
1963 Something Different X
1965 The Automat World X
1966 Sedmikrásky (Daisies) X X X
1969 Ovoce stromů rajských jíme (Fruit of Paradise) X X
1976 The Apple Game X X X
1978 Inexorable Time X
1979 Pretas Story X X X
1980 Kalamita X
1981 Calamity X X
1981 Panelstory X X X
1983 Faunovo velmi pozdní odpoledne (The Very Late Afternoon of the Faun) X X
1984 Prague: The Troubled Heart of Europe X X X
1986 Wolf's Cabin X X X
1987 Vlčí bouda (Wolf's Hole) X X
1987 Šašek a královna (The Jester and the Queen) X X
1988 Kopytem sem, kopytem tam (Tainted Horseplay) X X
1990 Tomas Garrigue Masaryk a Liberator X
1991 My Citizens of Prague Understand Me X X
1992 Dědictví aneb Kurvahošigutntag (The Inheritance or Fuckoffguysgoodbye) X X
1998 Trap, Trap, Little Trap X X
2000 Flights and Falls X X X
2001 Exile from Paradise X X X X
2005 Patrani po Ester X
2006 Hezké chvilky bez záruky (Pleasant Memories) X X

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