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Program

Dec 17, 2007 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Czech Modernism – Kreuzer Sonata

December 17, 7:30 pm, Anthology Film Archives , New York

 

Czech Modernism – Kreuzer Sonata

December 17,  7:30 pm

Anthology Film Archives , New York

 

 

KREUZER SONATA (Kreuzerova sonáta), dir. Gustav Machatý, silent film, 95 min.

The first feature film by classic Gustav

Machatý who became famous with his sound

features EROTIKON and ECSTASY is based on

Leo Tolstoy’s novel. Machatý directed the film

upon his arrival to Czechoslovakia from

Hollywood where he assisted such luminaries

as D.W. Griffith and Erich von Stroheim.

The story is the tale of a man who murders his

wife out of jealousy, admitting to the crime as the film opens.

 

Curated by Irena Kovarova.

 

More info: www.anthologyfilmarchive.org

 

Venue:

321 East 73rd Street
NY 10021 New York
United States

Date

Dec 17, 2007 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Organizer:

České centrum


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