Jiri Krejcik


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Jiri Krejcik, one of the many filmmakers who had been making tedious ideologically-aligned movies during the 1950s, rose to prominence with Vyssi Princip/ Higher Principle (1960), set during the Nazi occupation, photographed by Jaroslav Tuzar, scripted by Jan Drda, with music by Zdenek Liska, the film that launched actress Jana Brejchova. comedy Tęden v Tichem Dome/ A Week in the Quiet House (1947), based on the short stories of Jan Neruda, Ves v Pohranici/ Border Village (1948), set in a coal mining village, He also directed: the TV movie Pension Pro Svobodne Pany/ Pension for Free Ladies (1965), adapted from a Sean O'Casey play; the satirical comedy Svatba Jako Remen (1967); and Bozska Ema/ Divine Emma (1979), a biopic of opera singer Ema Destinnovaa (aka Emmy Destinn).

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