Daisies (1966)

Daisies (Czech: Sedmikrásky) is a 1966 Czech film directed by Věra Chytilová considered a milestone of the Nová Vlna movement and the modern surrealist cinema.

Made with the support of the state-sponsored film studio, it follows two teenage girls, both named Marie, played by Ivana Karbanová and Jitka Cerhová; throughout the film they engage in strange pranks as acts of rebellion against the world in which they live.

Innovatively filmed, and released a couple of years before the Prague Spring, Daisies was labeled as “depicting the wanton” by the Czech authorities and then banned. Director Chytilová was forbidden to work in homeland until 1975.

source: wikipedia.org

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