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A ROSEFINCH SANG: THE CZECHOSLOVAKIAN NEW WAVE

by Kenji
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It was a beautiful sunny Spring day here on the riverbank when my thoughts turned to the Brejchova sisters and another Spring…

The Czechoslovakian New Wave began with the song of a lovely little rosefinch in a meadow by the banks of the beautiful Vltava river. And soon the whole country was filled with song and the sounds of nature and Smetana, it blossomed with the fragrance of flowers and bathed in the warmth of the sun.

For me Czechoslovakian Cinema of the 60s easily rivals the French New Wave; a short-lived miracle (yes, it really does feel like that), and – dare i say – a time when the Czechs bounced with a Spring in...


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