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Program

Nov 23, 2010 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

WILD FLOWERS

Seven seemingly unconnected fairy tales - glued together only by folklore, mood, color and light - make up this Czech collection of visual poetry. The original piece of literature, written by Karel Jaromír Erben in 1853, contained twelve tales.

WILD FLOWERS

FILM SCREENING

November 23, 2010 , 7pm, Free

Wild Flowers (Kytice), Directed by F. A. Brabec, 2000, 81 min, In Czech with English subtitles.

Seven stories of desire, obsession and selfishness: "Wild Flowers" visits a mother who knows no end to her love for orphans. In "The Waterman", a woman has a child with the man who lives under the lake. In "Wedding Dress", a grief-stricken widow wishes her husband back from the dead. The parents in "The Noonday Witch" are granted their wish that their children stop crying. A mischievous girl is given queer retribution in "The Golden Spinning Wheel". "The Daughters Curse" comes between a girl and her mother. And finally, in "Christmas Day", an old woman finds the solace to face death.

Cast: Bolek Polívka, Klára Sedláčková - Oltová, Kateřina Janečková, Karel Dobrý, Stella Zázvorková, Jana Švandová, Linda Rybová, Alena Mihulová, Aňa Geislerová, Věra Galatíková, Nina Divíšková, Zuzana Bydžovská, Ivan Vyskočil, Jiří Schmitzer ,...

 

 

Venue:

321 East 73rd Street
NY 10021 New York
United States

Date

Nov 23, 2010 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Organizer:

České centrum


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