Tuesday, March 15, 2011

Jánošík - 1921

Jánošík is a Slovak black-and-white silent film from 1921. It relates the popular legend of the highwayman Juraj Jánošík. It shows the filmmakers' experience with early American movies in camera work, in the use of parallel narratives, and in sequences inspired by Westerns. Jánošík placed Slovak filmmaking as the 10th national cinema in the world to produce a full-length feature movie.
Director: Jaroslav Siakel
Writers: Gustav Marsall Petrovsky (novel), Jirí Mahen (play), and 1 more credit »
Stars: Theodor Pistek, Karel Schleichert and Maria Fabryova

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