Václav Vorlíček

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Václav Vorlíček
Vaclav Vorlicek.jpg
Born(1930-06-03)3 June 1930
Prague, Czechoslovakia
Died5 February 2019(2019-02-05) (aged 88)
OccupationFilm director
Years active1953–2019

Václav Vorlíček (3 June 1930 – 5 February 2019) was a Czech film director. He studied filmmaking at FAMU from 1951 to 1956, and began directing feature films since the early 1960s. His filmography includes several comedies made in collaboration with screenwriter Miloš Macourek.[1] He directed several children's and fairytale films, most notably Tři oříšky pro Popelku (1973), a Christmas film classic in many European countries.

The director was a widower and father of two daughters. He died in his hometown Prague, aged 88, from cancer.[2]

Selected filmography[edit]


  1. ^ "Václav Vorlíček". Česko-Slovenská filmová databáze (in Czech). POMO Media Group. Retrieved 2011-08-29.
  2. ^ https://www.lidovky.cz/lide/ve-veku-88-let-zemrel-reziser-vaclav-vorlicek-natocil-tri-orisky-pro-popelku-nebo-arabelu.A190206_134555_lide_ele

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