The Firemen's Ball | TIFF

The Firemen's Ball

Horí, má panenko (Czechoslovakia, Italy)

Directed by:
Miloš Forman
Cast:
Jan Vostrčil, Josef Šebánek, Ladislav Adam, Vratislav Čermák
Duration:
12h:00m
TIFF edition:
2014
Category:
Synopsis:

The fire department in a small town is having a big party when the ex-boss of the department celebrates his 86th birthday. The whole town is invited but things don't go as planned. Someone is stealing the prizes to the lottery and the candidates for the Miss Fire-Department beauty contest are neither willing nor particularly beautiful. Probably the best known Czechoslovak film ever!Awards

Nominated for Best Foreign Language Film - Oscar 1969

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