Marketa Lazarová

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Barcode: 58948243 Call Number: V-CZE 022 Material Type: Video -DVD Time: 180 min. Date: c1967 System Requirements: NTSC, Region 1 DVD Region: Region 1 Language: Czech Creator: Directed by Frantisek Vlacil Description: Mikolás (Frantisek Velecký) and his brother Adam (Ivan Palúch) rob travelers for their tyrannical father Kozlík (Josef Kemr). During one of their "jobs" they end up with a young German hostage whose father escapes to return news of the kidnapping and robbery to the King. Kozlik prepares for the wrath of the King, and sends Mikolás to pressure his neighbor Lazar (Michal Kozuch) to join him in war. Persuasion fails, and in vengeance Mikolás abducts Lazar's daughter Marketa (Magda Vásáryová), just as she was about to join a convent. The King, meantime, dispatches an army and the religious Lazar will be called upon to join hands against Kozlik. Stripped-down, surreal, and relentlessly grimy account of the shift from Paganism to Christianity. Collection: Language Resource Center