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Spalovač mrtvol [videorecording] / Filmové studio Barrandov ; scénář, Ladislav Fuks, Juraj Herz ; dramaturg, Věra Kalábová ; režie, Juraj Herz.

Publication:
[U.K.] : Second Run DVD, c2006.
Format/Description:
Video
1 videodisc (96 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (11 p. : ill. ; 18 cm.).
Edition:
Widescreen.
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Other Title:
English title on container: Cremator [videorecording]
Subjects:
Fuks, Ladislav -- Film adaptations.
Crematoriums -- Czech Republic -- Drama.
Insanity (Law) -- Czech Republic -- Drama.
Nazis -- Czech Republic -- Drama.
Antisemitism -- Czech Republic -- Drama.
Czech Republic -- Drama.
Form/Genre:
Film adaptations.
Comedy films.
Horror films.
Dark comedy films.
Feature films.
Motion pictures, Czechoslovakian.
Language:
In Czech with optional English subtitles.
System Details:
DVD, PAL; monaural.
Summary:
"This brilliantly chilling film ... is set in Prague during the Nazi occupation. It tells the story of Karl Kopfrkringl ... a professional cremator, for whom the political climate allows free rein to his increasingly deranged impulses for the 'salvation of the world.'"--Container sleeve.
Participant:
Rudolf Hrušínský, Vlasta Chramostová, Jana Stehnová, Miloš Vognič, Zora Božinová, Ilja Prachař, Eduard Kohout, Jiří Menzel.
Credits:
Photography, Stanislav Milota; editor, Jaromír Janáček; music, Zdeněk Liška.
Notes:
Videodisc release of the motion picture produced in 1968.
Based on Spalovač mrtvol / [by] Ladislav Fuks.
"New digital transfer with restored image and sound."--Container sleeve.
Special feature: introduction to the film by the Quay Brothers.
Aspect ratio 16:9/1.66:1.
Contributor:
Herz, Juraj, 1934- , Adapter, Screenwriter, Director
Kalábová, Věra. , Adapter, Screenwriter
Hrušínský, Rudolf. , Actor
Chramostová, Vlasta, 1926-2019 , Actor
Stehnová, Jana. act
Vognič, Miloš. , Actor
Liška, Zdeněk, 1922-1983. , Composer
Fuks, Ladislav. , Screenwriter, Author
Filmové studio Barrandov. , Producer
Second Run DVD (Firm). , Distributor
OCLC:
123756513
Publisher Number:
5060114150089
DVD 015 Second Run
VCF87979 Second Run