Elmar Klos

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Elmar Klos
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Elmar Klos (1966)
Born(1910-01-26)26 January 1910
Died31 July 1993(1993-07-31) (aged 83)

Elmar Klos (26 January 1910 – 31 July 1993) was a Czechoslovak film director of Czech origin who collaborated for 17 years with his Slovak colleague Ján Kadár and with him won the 1965 Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film with the film The Shop on Main Street.[1] Both of them co-directed the 1963 film Death is Called Engelchen which was entered into the 3rd Moscow International Film Festival where it won a Golden Prize.[2]


Year Czech Title English Title Director Writer Notes
1953 Únos Kidnapped Yes Yes
1955 Hudba z Marsu Hudba z Marsu Yes Yes
1957 Tam na konečné At the Terminus Yes Yes
1958 Tři přání Three Wishes Yes Yes
1963 Smrt si říká Engelchen Death Is Called Engelchen Yes Yes Won a Golden Prize at the 3rd Moscow International Film Festival
1964 Obžalovaný Accused Yes Yes Won a Crystal Globe at 1964 Karlovy Vary International Film Festival
1965 Obchod na korze The Shop on Main Street Yes Yes Won the 1965 Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film
1971 Touha zvaná Anada Adrift Yes Yes
1989 Bizon Bizon Yes No


  1. ^ "The 38th Academy Awards (1966) Nominees and Winners". oscars.org. Retrieved 2011-11-06.
  2. ^ "3rd Moscow International Film Festival (1963)". MIFF. Archived from the original on 16 January 2013. Retrieved 2012-12-01.