Biography

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František Vláčil (February 19, 1924, Český Těšín – January 28, 1999, Prague) was a Czech film director, painter, and graphic artist. Between 1945 and 1950, he studied esthetics and art history at Masaryk University in Brno. Later he worked in various groups and ateliers (e.g. on animated films), but his main area became played film. His films are well known for extraordinarily high art quality. Vláčil was awarded many film prizes like the Prize of the International Film Festival 1998 in Karlovy Vary or the Czech Lion Prize for his longstanding contribution to world film culture.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

František Vláčil (February 19, 1924, Český Těšín – January 28, 1999, Prague) was a Czech film director, painter, and graphic artist. Between 1945 and 1950, he studied esthetics and art history at Masaryk University in Brno. Later he worked in various groups and ateliers (e.g. on animated films), but his main area became played film. His films are well known for extraordinarily high art quality. Vláčil was awarded many film prizes like the Prize of the International Film Festival 1998 in Karlovy Vary or the Czech Lion Prize for his longstanding contribution to world film culture.

Personal Info

Known For Directing

Gender Male

Known Credits 23

Birthday 1924-02-19

Day of Death 1999-01-28

Place of Birth Cesky Tesin, Moravian-Silesian, Czech Republic

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Also Known As

  • Frantisek Vlácil
  • Frantisek Vlacil

Directing TV ShowsMovies

1988 Mág Director
1986 Shades of Fern Director
1985 Albert Director
1983 The Little Shepherd Boy from the Valley Director
1982 Serpent's Poison Director
1980 Concert at the End of Summer Director
1978 Shadows of a Hot Summer Director
1977 Smoke on the Potato Fields Director
1975 Sirius Director
1974 Art Nouveau's Prague Director
1973 The Legend of the Silver Fir Director
1972 The Town in White Director
1970 Adelheid Director
1968 The Valley of the Bees Director
1967 Marketa Lazarová Director
1962 The Devil's Trap Director
1960 The White Dove Director
1957 Clouds of Glass Director
1956 Garrison in the Peak Director
1956 Dopis z fronty Director

Writing

1982 Serpent's Poison Writer
1977 Smoke on the Potato Fields Writer
1974 Art Nouveau's Prague Screenplay
1973 The Legend of the Silver Fir Screenplay
1972 The Town in White Writer
1970 Adelheid Writer
1967 Marketa Lazarová Writer
1960 The White Dove Screenplay
1957 Clouds of Glass Screenplay
1956 Garrison in the Peak Writer
1956 Dopis z fronty Writer

Acting

2009 Golden Sixties (1 episode) as Himself (archive footage)
1985 My Sweet Little Village as děda František Ticháček

Art

1955 Tank Brigade Art Direction

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