Shades of Fern

Stín kapradiny (Original title)

1986 Drama

About

Based on the only extensive prose work by the surrealist painter Josef Capek, Shades of Fern most resembles the philosophical fairy tales and fables of Josef’s older brother, the legendary Czech novelist and playwright Karel Capek. Two young poachers, more boys than men, kill a gamekeeper when they are caught illegally hunting. Panicked, they retreat into a forest that grows steadily more forbiddi...

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Directed by

František Vláčil

Runtime

90 minutes

Country

Czech Republic

Language

Czech

Cast

Keywords

period drama film adaptation poem