The Shop on Main Street

  • Slovakia
  • Czech Republic
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A psychological drama about the implementation of the Nazis’ Nuremberg Laws, which has a major impact on a town in eastern Slovakia. Local Jews are forced to depart for concentration camps, and their possessions are confiscated. One of the most celebrated Czechoslovak films represents a pinnacle of the Czechoslovak New Wave and won the Best Foreign Film Oscar in 1967.

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  • Original title
    Obchod na korze
  • Direction
  • Screenplay
    Ladislav Grosman, Ján Kadár, Elmar Klos
  • Cast
    Ida Kamińska, Jozef Kroner, František Zvarík, Hana Slivková, Martin Hollý st., Elena Zvariková, Martin Gregor, Adam Matejka, Mikuláš Ladižinský, Juraj Herz
  • DOP
    Vladimír Novotný
  • Editing
    Jaromír Janáček
  • Music
    Zdeněk Liška
  • Duration
    125 min (91+ min.)
  • Year
  • Country
    • Slovakia
    • Czech Republic
  • Colour
    • Black & White
  • Distribution
  • Awards
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