Release date1990 (Czech Republic)
13 February 1991 (New York City only) WriterBohumil Hrabal (novel), Jiri Menzel Initial releaseFebruary 1990 (Czechoslovakia) Initial DVD releaseFebruary 1, 2005 (Czech Republic) CastRudolf Hrušínský (Trustee), Jitka Zelenohorská (Jitka), Václav Neckář (Pavel Hvezdár), Vlastimil Brodský (Professor), Jaroslav Satoranský (Guard Andel), Vladimír Šmeral (Minister) Similar moviesShall We Kiss?, Just a Question of Love, August Rush, 2046, Aurélien, Prime
Larks on a string 1968 pt 1 of 10 skrivanci na niti
Larks on a String (Czech: Skřivánci na niti) is a 1969 Czech film directed by Jiří Menzel. The film was banned by the Czechoslovak government. It saw release in 1990 after the fall of the Communist regime. It tells the stories of various characters considered bourgeois by Czechoslovakia's communist government in the 1950s, who have been forced to work in a junkyard for the purposes of re-education. It won the Golden Bear at the 40th Berlin International Film Festival.