Tag: CZECH REPUBLIC

September 3, 2018 / Foreign

Martin, a poor student, volunteers to go on a quest to find a cure for the princess Adriana, who is stricken with a strange illness. Unknown to Martin or anyone else, the princess is actually under the spell of the powerful magician Andlobrandini, who is preparing a rejuvenating elixir made from the blood of nine children’s hearts.

WATCH MOVIE Deváté srdce (1979) AKA The Ninth Heart

March 31, 2018 / Foreign

After school, thirteen-year old Jitka likes to wander alone through Prague. One day, she discovers a high wall and a hospital garden behind it. It is summer and every afternoon, the nurses bring a young man bound to a wheelchair after an injury to the garden. Jitka begins to encourage the young man in his attempts to walk. The incongruous couple begins to have a friendly talk every day.

WATCH MOVIE Vysoká zed (1964) AKA The High Wall

March 13, 2018 / Foreign

Transport from Paradise is set in an unusual World War II concentration camp. The lax Nazi guards permit their Jewish prisoners to roam freely about the camp and conduct their own business and social affairs, without the threat of instant extermination looming over their heads. The prisoners’ main fear is that they may at any moment be shipped off to one of the death camps.

WATCH MOVIE Transport z ráje (1962) AKA Transport from Paradise