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The Elementary School

Obecná skola

Directed by Jan Svěrák
Czechoslovakia, 1991
Drama, Comedy


World War II in one of the suburbs of Prague. The main character Eda Soucek attends a boys´ elementary school where he belongs to a class with complete lack of discipline. After their teacher Maxová goes insane during one of her classes, the schoolmaster has to implement special measures.

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The Elementary School Directed by Jan Svěrák

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1992 | Nominee: Best Foreign Language Film

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