Although it's tempting to assume that a film devoted to the representation of an objective reality would suffer stylistically, French film critic Andre Bazin would say otherwise. Bazin craved a cinema of truth, one whose success depended on a director's finely tuned, disinterested observation.
Věra Chytilová is an avant-garde Czech film director and pioneer of Czech cinema. She is considered one of the greatest female Czech filmmakers. Banned by the Czechoslovakian government in the 1960s, she is best known for her Czech New Wave film, Sedmikrásky (Daisies).
Let me introduce myself! As Film Curator here on Art+Culture, my interests tend towards the exploration of our media-driven image-based society, and the ethics and responsibilities of being the audience, the viewer, the receiver of all these images. I’ve written a lot about what movies I will not