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.
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