Famous historical film directed by František Vláčil.
It is an adaptation of the novel Marketa Lazarová (1931) by Vladislav Vančura. The film takes place in an indeterminate time during the Middle Ages, and tells the story of a daughter of a feudal lord who is kidnapped by neighbouring robber knights and becomes a mistress of one of them.
Directed by: František Vláčil
Based on Marketa Lazarová by Vladislav Vančura
Screenplay by: František Pavlíček, František Vláčil
Cinematography: Bedřich Baťka
Music: Zdeněk Liška
Starring: Magda Vášáryová, Josef Kemr, Naďa Hejná, Jaroslav Moučka, František Velecký, Karel Vašíček
In collaboration with the National Film Archive.