Fruit of Paradise
|Fruit of Paradise|
|Directed by||Věra Chytilová|
|Produced by||Bronka Ricquier|
|Written by||Věra Chytilová
|Edited by||Miroslav Hájek|
Fruit of Paradise (Czech: Ovoce stromů rajských jíme) is a 1970 Czechoslovak avant-garde drama film directed by Věra Chytilová. It was entered into the 1970 Cannes Film Festival. The film is an adaptation of the Adam and Eve story. This was Chytilová's last film before she was placed on an eight-year ban by the Czechoslovak Government.
The film focuses on Eva, Josef, and her infatuation with the mysterious Robert.
- Karel Novák as Josef
- Jitka Nováková as Eva
- Jan Schmid as Robert
- Julius Albert as Starý pán (uncredited)
- Alice Auspergerová as Teta (uncredited)
- Jan Klusák as Robert (voice) (uncredited)
- Luděk Sobota as Muž s kyticí (uncredited)
- Josef Somr as Josef (voice) (uncredited)
- Jaromír Vomáčka as Strýc (uncredited)
- "Festival de Cannes: Fruit of Paradise". festival-cannes.com. Retrieved 11 April 2009.
- Bergan, Ronald (March 14, 2014). "Vera Chytilová obituary". Guardian News and Media. Guardian Media Group. Retrieved 29 November 2015.
- Bird, Daniel. "Can We Live with the Truth? Věra Chytilová's Ovoce stromů rajských jíme". Central Europe Review. Retrieved 24 November 2015.
|This article related to a Czech film is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.|
|This 1970s drama film–related article is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.|