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The joke [videorecording] / Ustredni Pujcovna Filmu V Praze uvadi ; scenar napsali, Milan Kundera, Jaromil Jires ; produkce, Milos Stejskal ; rezie, Jaromil Jires.

Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at Sage Library System. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Hood River County Library District.

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0 current holds with 1 total copy.

Summary:

Set in Stalinist Czechoslovakia during the 1950s, this tragicomedy revolves around the consequences of a single joke: a young man, is expelled from university and the Communist party and sentenced to six years hard labor for an irreverent postcard he sends to a lady friend. This leaves him cynical, bitter, and out for revenge.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Hood River County Library DVD FIC JOK (Text) 33892200575307 Adult DVDs DVD None 06/11/2003 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 1565802918
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (80 min.) : sound, black & white ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: Chicago : Facets Video, [2001]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Adapted from the novel Zert by Milan Kundera.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1968.
DVD options include full chapterization, a Jaromil Jires filmography, and biographical sketches of Jires and Milan Kundera.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Directed by Jaromil Jires ; written by Milan Kundera, Jaromil Jires and Zdenek Blaha ; produced by Milos Stejskal ; cinematography by Jan Curik ; orginal music by Zdenek Pololanik.
Participant or Performer Note:
Josef Somr, Jaroslava Obermaierova, Jana Ditetova, Jaromir Hanzlik, Vera Kresadlova, Ludek Munzar, Evald Schorm.
Summary, etc.:
Set in Stalinist Czechoslovakia during the 1950s, this tragicomedy revolves around the consequences of a single joke: a young man, is expelled from university and the Communist party and sentenced to six years hard labor for an irreverent postcard he sends to a lady friend. This leaves him cynical, bitter, and out for revenge.
System Details Note:
DVD.
Language Note:
In Czech with yellow English subtitles.
Subject: Feature films > Czechoslovakia.
Motion pictures, Czech.
Foreign films
Film adaptations

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