5-24-07 The Czech New Wave and After

5-24-07 The Czech New Wave and After - The Czech New Wave...

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The Czech New Wave and After 24 May 2007 Sunshine in a Net (1962, Stefan Uher) One of the first examples of what became Czech New Wave, very different than what had came before—broke away from the Socialist realism aesthetic, banned as anti-Socialist art, but then the Minister of Culture during liberalization allowed it to be show Rock music is the focus—to the Socialist, that is decadent capitalism, also prudish about illicit/extramarital sex The film used language—written in Slovak slang, man on the street language Cassandra Cat (1963, Vojtech Jasny) In other countries, there is a generational conflict—but not in the Czech New Wave Jasny makes this film, second in chronology, moved into teaching at FAMUE and gave his knowledge and want to make “important films,” all generations work in this movement Surrealist comedy that makes out corruption in small town There’s a Bag of Fleas at the Ceiling (1963, Vera Chytilova) Cinema verite style of other countries, first of the younger generation to make films in the movement, graduated from FAMUE in 1962 Daisies (1966, Chytilova) Surrealist comedy about juvenile delinquents, doing things that are taboo within communist society (everyone is supposed to be productive), seen as positive characters
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