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Title --A pátý Jeðzdec je Strach = The fifth horseman is fear / Filmové Studio Barrandov uvádi Československý Filmexport.

Publication Info. [Chicago, Ill.] : Facets Video, [2006]


Location Call No. Status
 Mansfield, Main Library - Adult Audio Visual  DVD FIFTH    Check Shelf
Edition Widescreen edition.
Description 1 videodisc (100 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in..
Series Masterpiece collection
Masterpiece collection (Facets Video (Firm))
System Details DVD.
Cast Miroslav Machacek, Olga Scheinpflugova, Jiří Adamira.
Credits Idea, Hana Bělohradská ; screenplay, Hana Bělohradská, Zbyněk Brynych ; dramaturgists, Věra Kálabová, Radovan Kalina ; directed by Zbyněk Brynych ; editor, Miroslav Hájek ; director of photography, Jan Kališ ; music, Jiří Sternwald.
Note Release date: Jul. 27, 2006.
"Newly remastered from a restored print from the National Archives"--container.
Special features: onscreen introduction by Andrew Horton of Kinoeye; Facets Cine-notes collectible booklet; scene selection.
Summary An aging Jewish doctor is forbidden to practice medicine in Prague during the Nazi occupation. He is employed in a warehouse as a clerk, cataloguing confiscated Jewish property. When a partisan is wounded, the doctor reluctantly agrees to treat him. The doctor hides him in his run-down apartment building as he sneaks through the black-market underworld of Prague in search of morphine to ease the man's pain, ever fearful of informant neighbors and vigilant authorities. Within a historical context, director Zbyněk Brynych creates a thinly-disguised allegory about contemporary communist Czechoslovakia that is rich in atmosphere and dark in tone. The expressionist cinematography and stellar performances make this lost masterwork an unforgettable viewing experience.
Language In Czech with English subtitles.
Note GMD: videorecording.
Genre/Form Feature films.
Subject Feature films -- Czechoslovakia.
Jews -- Czechoslovakia -- History -- 20th century -- Drama.
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Czechoslovakia -- Drama.
Czechoslovakia -- History -- 1938-1945 -- Drama.
Added Author Brynych, Zbynek.
Bělohradská, Hana, 1929-
Kalábová, Věra, 1932-
Kalina, Radovan.
Macháček, Miroslav.
Scheinpflugová, Olga, 1902-1968
Adamira, Jiří.
Filmové studio Barrandov.
Československý filmexport.
Facets Video (Firm)
Added Title Fifth horseman is fear
Note Container title: Fifth horseman is fear
ISBN 156580547X
Standard No. 736899099121
Music No. DV76925 Facets Video
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