SHANGHAI — The Shanghai Intl. Film Festival has added two films to its Golden Goblet competish: “The Stolen Years” by Hong Kong helmer Chun-Chun Wong, and “Legend No. 17″ by Russian director Nikolay…
Gotham-based distributor Kino Lorber has picked up all U.S. and Canadian rights to “The Rocket,” Kim Mordaunt’s feature that bowed at Berlin and scored a hat-trick of kudos at the Tribeca Film…
With his Fox pilot “The List” not making the cut of next seasons pickups, Michael Pena has quickly found his next project and is in talks to join the cast of Sony’s World War II thriller “Fury”…
After the Velvet Revolution, a fiftysomething Sudetenland train dispatcher is visited by ghosts from his and the region's past in "Alois Nebel," the visually accomplished feature debut of Czech…
An ambitious yet apolitical Czech everyman pursues his fortune as his country endures the turbulent middle decades of the last century in the beguiling, bigger-than-life black comedy "I Served the…
With a pic in every category of the Berlinale, Czech cinema is on a roll.
In between making gently prickly films that occasionally travel westward ("Closely Watched Trains," "My Sweet Little Village" and, most recently, "The Life and Extraordinary Adventures of Private…
Reviewed at Vienna Film Festival, Oct. 20, 1994. Running time: 90 MIN.
Without being vulgar or tasteless, this Czech production mixes comedy, drama and the most delicate love sequences against the background of the German Occupation and the Czech resistance during the…