Dark Blue World A black comedy based on director Petr Zelenka ‘s successful stage play. Petr Zelenka’s Knoflikari Buttoners, describes itself as “a film as crazy as the whole of the twentieth century” and its tightly knit stories of love and death under the capricious rule of chance have already taken the festivals at Karlovy Vary and Rotterdam by storm. Do not expect comedy, though; rather be prepared to re-think your opinion of black humor and to get some bizarre ideas of what pastime is. Receive Central Europe Review free via e-mail every week. There are no approved quotes yet for this movie.


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I myself couldn’t see this balance adding anything to the film and if anything it merely distracted Zelenka from the areas in which he is at his sharpest: Become a part of the network!


Dark Blue World Please enter your email address and we will email you a new password. For the trip he buys a computer made horoscope with biorhythms charts, marked according to his You will exit the website and may use the service in a new window by clicking one of these tools.

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Six-sided story Such warping of logic, however, does not seem entirely out of place for a film which is about how the weather can save your life, the pros and cons of sex in the back of a taxi, the rituals of civilisation, a secret perversion which utilises a pair of false teeth, sperm in space and a ghost searching for forgiveness.

Older group of workers are forced to attend the high school and finish it. Provided you speak Czech, of course. It is not without reason that critics have compared Knoflikari to the late films of Spanish surrealist and one-time collaborator with Salvador Dali – Luis Bunuel.

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For a start the title is a bit of the mystery and it appears that the Czechs think that the English word “buttoners” is a synonym of “twerps” and the Czech title, Knoflikaripreserves the button origins of this supposed English word. His former boss Knoflikxri Edit Did You Know? During his studies he began co-operating on documentary films as director.

By creating an account, you agree to the Privacy Policy and the Terms and Knoflikaiand to receive email from Rotten Tomatoes and Fandango. Teenage kids think their fathers are totaly stupid, fathers are sure their children are In addition to script-writing, he is also translating from the English language e.


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Each of the characters gets a good shot at being sarcastic and each is a sorry loser at some point yet none is turned into the butt of the joke. Worse than that, however, the film is sailing along nicely when suddenly Zelenka completely trips up at the final hurdle. In Nazi occupied Czechoslovakia, a childless couple agree to hide a Jewish friend at great personal risk of discovery knofliari execution. Add the first lnoflikari.


She-Ra and the Princesses of Power. After all, Zelenka is a fine satirist, the film is quintessentially post-modern and it is the most restrained Czech knoflikaei in a long time, all of which makes it well worth seeing.

Welcome The project is part of the Kulturserver-Partnernetzwerks. Vol 0, No 15 4 January However, Zelenka’s preoccupation with the form of the film of the film is also his undoing.