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The Firemen's Ball

Hoří, má panenko

directed by Miloš Forman
Italy, 1967
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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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