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The Firemen's Ball (The Criterion Collection)

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Manufacturer Description

A milestone of the Czech New Wave, Milos Forman's first color film The Firemen's Ball (Horí, má panenko) is both a dazzling comedy and a provocative political satire. A hilarious saga of good intentions confounded, the story chronicles a firemen's ball where nothing goes right-from a beauty pageant whose reluctant participants embarrass the organizers to a lottery from which nearly all the prizes are pilfered. Presumed to be a commentary on the floundering Czech leadership, the film was "banned forever" in Czechoslovakia following the Russian invasion and prompted Forman's move to America.

Key Product Details

  • Director: Milos Forman
  • Number Of Discs: 1
  • Run Time: 71 (Minutes)
  • UPC: 037429165522