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The Firemen's Ball

Hoří, má panenko

Directed by Miloš Forman
Italy, 1967
Comedy, Drama


A milestone of the Czech New Wave, Miloš Forman’s first color film The Firemen’s Ball (Hoří, má panenko) is both a dazzling comedy and a provocative political satire. A hilarious saga of good intentions confounded, the story chronicles a firemen’s ball where nothing goes right.

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The Firemen's Ball
Directed by Miloš Forman

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1969 | Nominee: Best Foreign Language Film

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