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Uniform Title Ostře sledované vlaky (Motion picture)
Title Ostře sledované vlaky [videorecording] / Janus Films ; Československý filmový ústav ; Ústřední půjčovna filmů v Praze ; scénář Bohumil Hrabel, Jiří Menzel ; dramaturg, Václav Nývlt ; vedouci výroby, Zdeněk Oves ; režie, Jiří Menzel ; Filmové studio Barrandov.

Imprint [Irvington, NY] : Criterion Collection, c2001.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library DVD    Cz OST    Available
Description 1 videodisc (93 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Series Criterion collection ; 131
The Classic collection
Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs) ; 131.
Classic collection (Chicago, Ill.)
Note Based on the novel by Bohumil Hrabal.
Originally produced as motion picture in 1966.
Special features: U.S. theatrical trailer.
Credits Photography, Jaromír Šofr ; editor, Jiřini Lukesová ; music, Jiří Šust.
Cast Vaclav Neckar, Jitka Bendova, Vladimir Valenta.
Summary Comedy-drama about a young trainmaster employed in a tiny station during World War II. He becomes involved in a plot to blow up a German ammunition train, but when the plan backfires, he is forced to commit the ultimate act of courage.
Audience MPAA rating: Not rated.
System Details DVD ; Dolby digital mono.
Language In Czech with optional English subtitles.
Subject Hrabal, Bohumil, 1914-1997 -- Film and video adaptations.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Czechoslovakia -- Drama.
Railroads -- Czechoslovakia -- Employees -- Drama.
Czechoslovakia -- Drama.
Genre/Form Motion pictures, Czechoslovakian.
Comedy films
Added Author Menzel, Jiří Director. Screenwriter.
Oves, Zdeněk
Hrabal, Bohumil, 1914-1997 Screenwriter.
Nývlt, Václav, 1930-1999
Neckář, Václav, 1943- Actor.
Bendová, Jitka Actor.
Valenta, Vladimír, ing. Actor.
Hrabal, Bohumil, 1914-1997 Ostře sledované vlaky.
Janus Films
Československý filmový ústav
Ústřední půjčovna filmů (Prague, Czech Republic)
Filmové studio Barrandov.
Criterion Collection (Firm)
Note English title on container: Closely watched trains
ISBN 0780024567
Standard No. 037429161524
Music No. CLO100 Criterion Collection

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