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Closely Watched Trains [Criterion Collection] - Jirí Menzel
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Czech director Jiri Menzel's Closely Watched Trains (Ostre sledovane vlaky) was the recipient of the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film in 1967. In the story, based on Bohumil Hrabal's novel of the same name, Vaclav Neckar plays a Czech railroad worker during the Nazi occupation. He undergoes several philosophical changes as he becomes attracted to the Czech underground. Determining at last that his own existence hardly matters in the scheme of things, Neckar volunteers for a suicide mission. Ordered by the Czech ...

Closely Watched Trains [Criterion Collection] 2001, Barrandov Film Studios

UPC: 037429161524


Closely Observed Trains 1966, Barrandov Film Studios

UPC: 5027035002958