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Jirí Menzel – Rozmarné léto AKA Capricious Summer (1968)

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AMG Synopsis:
The Czechoslovakian Capricious Summer is based on a novel by Vladislav Vancura. The plot focuses on three middle-aged vacationers at a summer resort. The tourist’s plans for rest and relaxation are messed up when a circus tightrope walker and his toothsome daughter arrive on the scene. Director Jiri Menzel (the man responsible for the international success Closely Watched Trains) appears as the circus performer. A valentine to lost innocence, Capricious Summer won the Grand Prix at Karlovy Vary, an East European film festival. Read More »