Marketa Lazarová(1967)

Marketa Lazarová (1967)
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Czech film account of the shift from Paganism to Christianity
Romance

RATINGS

8.1
/10

RUNTIME

162 min

AGE RATING

Not Rated

COUNTRY

Czechoslovakia

LANGUAGE

Czech

DIRECTOR

Frantisek Vlácil

CAST

Josef Kemr, Magda Vásáryová, Nada Hejna, Jaroslav Moucka

Plot

A grim portrayal of the shift from Paganism to Christianity in medieval Czechoslovakia - as a young virgin promised to God is kidnapped and raped by a marauder who her religious father seeks to kill in return.