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12 Ratings

Paper Heads

Papierove hlavy

Directed by Dušan Hanák
Slovakia, Switzerland, 1995


A film about the history of Czechoslovakia from 1945 to 1989. Compiling a huge body of documentary footage together with the testimonies of present day survivors, it reveals to us fresh facts about the country’s internal situation during that period.

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Paper Heads Directed by Dušan Hanák

Awards & Festivals

San Francisco International Film Festival

1995 | Winner: Film & Video - History (Golden Spire)

1997 | Winner: Film & Video - History

Yamagata International Documentary Film Festival

1997 | Winner: Runner-up Prize

What are people saying?

  • FISCHER's rating of the film Paper Heads

    C'est effectivement avec un sourire narquois et grinçant que l'on songe à certains de nos proches ou lointaines connaissances qui dans les années 1970 prônaient, avec une farouche conviction et une périlleuse ignorance, l'exemplarité des pays de l'Est, face à un capitalisme qui ne leur laissait que des miettes...

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