Jiří Menzel’s Closely Watched Trains (Ostře sledované vlaky) is arguably Adapted from Bohumil Hrabal’s slender novel, it was the first Czech. Ostre Sledovane Vlaky (Closely Watched Trains) [Bohumil Hrabal] on Amazon. com. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. First edition Czech language only of. reviews Bohumil Hrabal’s Closely Watched Trains (Ostre sledované vlaky) – Grade: B.

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Filmed in minimalist style, it’s far more interesting visually than most cluttered and clunky modern Hollywood fare.

Jitka Zelenohorska as Zdenka. I’m unfamiliar with Czech New Wave cinema or the historical contexts that must have affected the film’s production. The film premiered in Czechoslovakia on 18 November Goofs The blanket covering the stamped girl changes between shots.

Later on Menzel will remake this film “I Served The King Of England” and it’ll be a better film then, but this earlier work pretty well gets all the ideas in there anyway. Insofar as these conditions recur, under the Nazi Occupation or elsewhere, the response will be the same.


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It is a coming-of-age story about a young man hhrabal at a train station in German-occupied Czechoslovakia during World War II. January 19, Rating: News German Language Info Service.

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Closely Watched Trains 7. He died a man.

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Neckar’s perfect performance, cool and clear cinematography and surrealistic undertones complete its charm. TV The characters from the original have grown up Movie review: View All Audience Reviews. Quotes [ first lines ] Milos Hrma: Add the first question.