Věra Chytilová (Czech Republic)

Věra Chytilová (2 February 1929 – 12 March 2014) was an avant-garde Czech film director and pioneer of Czech cinema. Banned by the Czechoslovak government in the 1960s, she is best known for her Czech New Wave film, Sedmikrásky (Daisies). Vlčí bouda (1987) was entered into the 37th Berlin International Film Festival and Tainted Horseplay (1989) was entered into the 16th Moscow International Film Festival and The Inheritance or Fuckoffguysgoodday (1992) was entered into the 18th Moscow International Film Festival. For her work, she received the Ordre des Arts et des Lettres, Medal of Merit and the Czech Lion award.


  • 1961 The Ceiling
  • 1962 A Bagful of Fleas
  • 1963 Something Different
  • 1965 "At the World Cafeteria" in Pearls of the Deep
  • 1966 Sedmikrásky
  • 1969 Ovoce stromů rajských jíme
    Fruit of Paradise
  • 1976 The Apple Game
  • 1978 Inexorable Time
  • 1979 Pretas Story
  • 1981 Calamity
  • 1981 Panelstory
  • 1981 Chytilová Versus Forman − Consciousness of Continuity
  • 1983 Faunovo velmi pozdní odpoledne
    The Very Late Afternoon of the Faun
  • 1984 Prague: The Troubled Heart of Europe
  • 1986 Vlčí bouda
    Wolf's Hole
  • 1987 Šašek a královna
    The Jester and the Queen
  • 1988 Kopytem sem, kopytem tam
    Tainted Horseplay
  • 1990 Tomas Garrigue Masaryk a Liberator
  • 1991 My Citizens of Prague Understand Me
  • 1992 Dědictví aneb Kurvahošigutntag
    The Inheritance or Fuckoffguysgoodbye
  • 1998 Trap, Trap, Little Trap
  • 2000 Flights and Falls
  • 2001 Exile from Paradise
  • 2005 Patrani po Ester
  • 2006 Hezké chvilky bez záruky
    Pleasant Memories

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