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LARKS ON A STRING

Skrivánci na niti

Directed by Jirí Menzel
Czechoslovakia, 1990
Comedy, Drama, Romance

Synopsis

Set in the 1940s, the film concerns the treatment of suspect “bourgeois elements” – a professor, a saxophonist and a milkman – who are put to work in a junkyard for rehabilitation. Filmed in 1969 but initially banned, Larks on a String was released in 1990 after the fall of the Communist regime.

Synopsis

Set in the 1940s, the film concerns the treatment of suspect “bourgeois elements” – a professor, a saxophonist and a milkman – who are put to work in a junkyard for rehabilitation. Filmed in 1969 but initially banned, Larks on a String was released in 1990 after the fall of the Communist regime.

Larks on a StringDirected byJirí Menzel

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Awards & Festivals

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Berlin International Film Festival
1990 | Winner: Golden Berlin Bear
1990 | Honorable Mention: FIPRESCI Prize

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