The great names in cinema
| 91 minutes | 1953
The lives of the earliest inhabitants of the historic land of Bohemia, recounted in a series of six stop-motion animation segments. Released in 1953, this film by the Czech director breathes humanity and empathy into the folk tales behind the heroes and legends of Czechoslovakia. Inspired by the book Ancient Bohemian Legends by Alois Jirásek, Old Czech Legends is proof not just of Trnka’s outstanding artistry and puppeteering talent, but also his amazingly inventive use of cinematic language.
Audiences will laugh through gritted teeth at this withering satire that attacks elitism, arrogance and vanity of every stripe. The winner of the Palme...
SWEDEN , Germany , France , Denmark | 91 minutes | 2017
A man of unshakeable conviction risks losing everything in this scathing indictment of a country whose citizens are subject to arbitrary arrests. Winner of...
IRAN | 91 minutes | 2017
Denis Côté explores the world of bodybuilding, taking an affectionate look at overdeveloped men. These are men of few words and lots of muscles:...
CANADA | 91 minutes | 2017
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