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Program

7 Mar 2015 - 17 Mar 2015

The Very Late Afternoon of a Faun (Faunovo velmi pozdní odpoledne)

Chytilová adapted Jiří Brdečka’s story about a middle-aged lecherous man and ‘determined erotic’, and in doing so focused on the gap between sexual fantasy and reality. As pensioners claim the man as their own, the young ladies he picks up increasingly differ from his hopes and expectations. It was Chytilová’s only post-invasion collaboration with writer-designer Ester Krumbachová, who worked with her on Daisies and The Fruit of Paradise.

Czechoslovakia 1983, directed by Věra Chytilová, with Leoš Suchařípa, Libuše Pospíšilová, Ivan Vyskočil, 100 min, 35mm, with English subtitles

Screening dates:
Sat 7 Mar, 18:10 / BFI Southbank, NFT3
Tue 17 Mar, 20:30 / BFI Southbank, NFT3

Box office: 020 7928 3232
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Part of Defiance and Compassion: The Films of Věra Chytilová

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Venue:

NFT3, BFI Southbank, Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 8XT

Date

From: 7 Mar 2015
To: 17 Mar 2015

Organizer:

Czech Center is a coorganizer of the event


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