My Sweet Little Village = Vesnicko Ma Strediskova

Czechoslovakia, 1985

Film
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My Sweet Little Village examines with simple affection the affairs - comic, sad, quirky and downright ordinary - of a village collective farm in Czechoslovakia. The story begins and ends with a marvellous comic pair - truckie’s offsider, Otek, and his long suffering workmate. There is not a solitary political utterance to be heard, but the film still manages to subtly convey the graft and corruption permeating every level of Czech society.

Credits

director

Jiri Menzel

producer

Jan Suster

production company

Barrandov Studios

Language

Czech

Duration

01:40:00:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

37551

Audience classification

PG

Subject categories

Comedy

Feature films

Feature films → Feature films - Czech Republic

Foreign language films

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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