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...a pátý jezdec je Strach

Zbyněk Brynych Czechoslovakia, 1964

Nathan Goldman's rating of the film ...and the Fifth Horseman Is Fear

shades of Gilliam in the touches of surrealism that tinge Brynych's depiction under life under totalitarian bureaucracy, but tempered with the harsh knowledge that the film was depicting real-world brutality both under the Nazis, and, probably, Communist rule. plus, there's some fantastic production design (that warehouse!!) and photography in here, i'm always a sucker for a camera moving deftly through an apartment