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CZECHOSLOVAK NEW WAVE

by Anton Williams

Czechoslovakia, 1960s

The Czechoslovak New Wave (also incorrectly Czech New Wave) is a term used for the early films of 1960s Czech directors Miloš Forman, Věra Chytilová, Ivan Passer, Jaroslav Papoušek, Jiří Menzel, Jan Němec, Jaromil Jireš, Evald Schorm and Slovak directors Juraj Jakubisko, Štefan Uher, Ján Kádár, Elo Havetta and others. The quality and openness of the films led the genre to be called the Czechoslovak film miracle.

Influences: DEVĚTSIL

KEY WORKS OF THE CZECHOSLOVAK NEW WAVE

In chronological order from the earliest.