Scene from the film The Shop on Main Street
Scene from the film The Shop on Main Street
Scene from the film The Shop on Main Street
Scene from the film The Shop on Main Street

The Shop on Main Street

  • Slovakia
  • Czech Republic
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A psychological drama about the implementation of the Nazis’ Nuremberg Laws, which has a major impact on a town in eastern Slovakia. Local Jews are forced to depart for concentration camps, and their possessions are confiscated. One of the most celebrated Czechoslovak films represents a pinnacle of the Czechoslovak New Wave and won the Best Foreign Film Oscar in 1967.

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  • Original Title
    Obchod na korze
  • Direction
  • Screenplay
    Ladislav Grosman, Ján Kadár, Elmar Klos
  • Cast
    Ida Kamińska, Jozef Kroner, František Zvarík, Hana Slivková, Martin Hollý st., Elena Zvariková, Martin Gregor, Adam Matejka, Mikuláš Ladižinský, Juraj Herz
  • Cinematography
    Vladimír Novotný
  • Editing
    Jaromír Janáček
  • Music
    Zdeněk Liška
  • Runtime
    125 min (91+ min.)
  • Year
  • Country
    • Slovakia
    • Czech Republic
  • Format
    • Black & White
  • Distribution
      • Národní filmový archiv
      • Závišova 502/5
      • 14000 Praha 4
      • Czech Republic
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  • Awards
    • Best Foreign Film Oscar in 1967 is powered by Doc Alliance, a creative partnership of 7 key European documentary film festivals. Our aim is to advance the documentary genre, support its diversity and promote quality creative documentary films.

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