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3.7
52 Ratings

The Elementary School

Obecná skola

Directed by Jan Svěrák
Czechoslovakia, 1991
Drama, Comedy

Synopsis

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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