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Title The shop on Main Street [(DVD) videorecording] = Obchod na korze / Ceskoslovensky filmovy ustav ; Barrandov Films Studios ; directors, Jan Kadar, Elmar Klos ; screenplay, Ladislav Grosman, J. Kadar, E. Klos.

Publication Info. [New York] : Criterion Collection, [2001]
Location Call No. Status
 Nichols Adult DVD Foreign Films  CZECH SHO    AVAILABLE
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Description 1 videodisc (125 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
Series Criterion collection ; 130.
Classic collection.
System Details DVD; Dolby mono.
Language Czech/Slovak with optional English subtitles.
Cast Josef Kroner, Ida Kaminska, Hana Slivkova.
Credits Music, Zdenek Liska.
Note Originally produced as a motion picture in 1965.
Based on the novel by Ladislav Grosman.
Special features: new digital transfer; U.S. theatrical trailer; optimal image quality: RSDL dual-layer edition.
Audience MPAA rating: Not rated.
Summary In 1942, Tono and his wife are struggling because of his antipathy towards the fascist regime. His brother-in-law, the local fuehrer, chooses Tono to oversee a button shop owned by a sweet, harmless Jewish widow, Mrs. Lautman. Unable to explain his position to Mrs. Lautman, Tono gradually accepts her belief that he is her assistant. When the Jews are ordered deported, the well-meaning Tono decides to shield her from the Nazis.
Subject World War, 1939-1945 -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Czechoslovakia -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Czechoslovakia -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Indexed Term Svetova valka, 1939-1945 Drama
Subject DVDs.
Genre Feature films.
War films.
Foreign films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Grosman, Ladislav, screenwriter.
Kadar, Jan, director.
Klos, Elmar, director.
Liška, Zdeněk, 1922-1983, composer.
Króner, Jozef, actor.
Kaminska, Ida, actor.
Slivková, Hana, actor.
Filmové studio Barrandov.
Československý filmový ústav.
Added Title Obchod na korze
Note Parallel title on container: Shop on Main Street
ISBN 078002401X
Standard No. 037429156124
Music No. SHO130 Criterion Collection
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