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Closely Watched Trains

Ostře sledované vlaky

directed by Jiří Menzel
Czechoslovakia, 1966


At a village railway station in occupied Czechoslovakia, a bumbling dispatcher’s apprentice longs to liberate himself from his virginity. Wry and tender, Jiri Menzel’s Academy Award-winning Closely Watched Trains is a masterpiece of human observation.

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