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Larks on a String

Skrivánci na niti

Directed by Jiří Menzel
Czechoslovakia, 1990
Comedy, Drama, Romance


Set in the 1940s, the film concerns the treatment of suspect “bourgeois elements” – a professor, a saxophonist and a milkman – who are put to work in a junkyard for rehabilitation. Filmed in 1969 but initially banned, Larks on a String was released in 1990 after the fall of the Communist regime.

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Larks on a String Directed by Jiří Menzel

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