Latest Review – The Sun in a Net (Slnko v sieti) (DVD) (Second Run)


The Sun in a Net (Slnko v sieti)

Second Run DVD / Štefan Uher / 1962 / Slovakia – Czechoslovakia

Running Time: 90 minutes (1:30:12)

Region Code: Region B / PAL

Certificate: 12

Aspect Ratio: 1.33:1 (Full frame)

Codec: MPEG-2

Image: Black & White

Video: DVD9

Audio: Dolby Digital 2.0

Language: Slovak

Subtitles: Optional English


Widely regarded as one of the finest achievements in the history of Slovak and Czechoslovak cinema, Štefan Uher’s groundbreaking criticism of social and political values is often considered to be the work that instigated the great Czechoslovak New Wave film movement of the early 1960’s (which saw early early works from filmmakers such as Jiří Menzel, Miloš Forman, Jaromil Jireš and František Vláčil), and although Uher’s superb film has sadly lain dormant for many years, ‘The Sun in a Net’ now receives its first ever UK DVD presentation, fifty years on from its original release, courtesy of Second Run DVD…Read More

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