The joke

The joke

DVD - 2001 | Czech
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Tragicomedy that revolves around a single joke: a professor, who is also an unrepentant ladies' man, is sentenced to six years hard labor for an irreverant postcard he sends to a woman he is trying to seduce. A stunning vision of life in Czechoslovakia during the Stalinist 50s.
Publisher: Chicago, IL : Facets Video, 2001
Copyright Date: ©1968
ISBN: 9781565802919
Branch Call Number: DVD FEATURE JOKE
Characteristics: Laser optical
1 videodisc (Not rated)(80 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in
Alternative Title: Žert
Notes: DVD options include full chapterization, a Jaromil Jireš filmography, and biographical sketches of Jireš and Milan Kundera
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1968
Adapted from the novel Unbearable Lightness of Being by Milan Kundera
In Czech with English subtitles


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