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240 Ratings

Something Different

O něčem jiném

Directed by Věra Chytilová
Czechoslovakia, 1963


A woman becomes frustrated with her indifferent husband, and a female gymnast near retirement faces pressure from her trainer.

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Something Different Directed by Věra Chytilová

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Even in her earliest work, which is only now becoming readily accessible in the West, we can see Věra Chytilová reaching beyond the ordinary for something altogether radical, raw and refreshing – totally experimental films with a message, social value and cultural resonance.
June 27, 2018
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The lot of women in a patriarchal society of double standards and predatory sexualisation was a constant theme in her films, and was often turned on its head by female protagonists with no qualms about going to extremes, giving her work its acerbic, black-humoured bite.
February 27, 2015
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