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Friday Cinema:

Murdering the Devil (Czechoslovakia, 1970)

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72 min.

In Czech language

Admission fee to projections is included in the gallery admission.


Screening of the only film directed by Czechoslovak New Wave icon, Ester Krumbachová.

She is approximately forty-years old, intelligent and attractive, but, unfortunately, lonesome as one could be. She handles her life quite well, but whenever nostalgia falls upon her, she begins to long for a man. Thus she is happy when an engineer named Bohouš Čert [Devil], a friend from her youth...

Director a Screenplay: Ester Krumbachová
Director of Photography: Jiří Macák
Music: Angelo Michajlov
Cast: Jiřina Bohdalová, Vladimír Menšík, Helena Růžičková, Ljuba Hermanová and others

In cooperation with the National Film Archive.