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Old Czech Legends
Jirí Trnka

O.V. Czech | st English

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...

CZECHOSLOVAKIA | 91 minutes | 1953

Program

Monday October 9, 2017

14:30
Cineplex Odeon Quartier SALLE 10

Saturday October 14, 2017

12:45
Cineplex Odeon Quartier SALLE 10
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