Closely Watched Trains

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Closely Watched Trains ★★★½ Ostre Sledovane Vlaky 1966

A novice train dispatcher attempts to gain sexual experience in Germanoccupied Czechoslovakia during WWII. Many funny scenes in this film regarded by some as a classic. Based upon the Czech novel by Bohumil Hrabal. In Czech with English subtitles. 89m/B VHS, DVD . CZ Vaclav Neckar, Jitka Bendova, Vladimir Valenta, Josef Somr; D: Jiri Menzel; W: Jiri Menzel; C: Jaromir Sofr; M: Jiri Sust. Oscars '67: Foreign Film.