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Diamonds Of The Night (2019)


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Published: [United States] : The Criterion Collection, [2019]
Series: Criterion collection
Edition:  Special edition
Description:  1 videodisc (67 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in
ISBN/ISSN: 9781681435718, 1681435713, 0715515228619, 9781681435718, 1681435713 :,
Language:  Czech

Title from sell sheet

Adapted from the novella "Darkness casts no shadow" (Tma nemá stín) by Arnošt Lustig

Originally released as a motion picture in 1964

Full screen (1.37:1)

Special features: Interview from 2009 with Jan Němec; "A loaf of bread" Němec's student thesis film; Arnošt Lustig through the eyes of Jan Němec; new interview with Irena Kovarova; new video essay by James Quandt; essay by Michael Atkinson

Ladislav Jaǹsky, Antonin Kumbera

With this simultaneously harrowing and lyrical debut feature, Jan Nemec established himself as the most uncompromising visionary among the radical filmmakers who made up the Czechoslovak New Wave. Adapted from a novel by Arno₍t Lustig, closely tracks two boys who escape from a concentration-camp transport and flee into the surrounding woods, a hostile terrain where the brute realities of survival coexist with dreams, memories, and fragments of visual poetry

Rating: Not rated

Blu-ray; full screen (1.37:1); mono; 1080p high definition; requires Blu-ray player

Czech dialogue; English subtitles

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Feature films.

Additional Credits:
Němec, Jan, 1936-2016, film director
Jaǹsky, Ladislav, actor
Kumbera, Antonin, actor
Lustig, Arnošt.
Criterion Collection (Firm),

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