She's A Rebel presents: Something Different (1963)

Sep 10 2018 19:30 - 21:30

The Reliance, North Street 76-78, LS2 7PN Leeds


Following the lives of two women – a gymnast in gruelling training (real life Olympic gold-medallist Eva Bosáková), and a dissatisfied housewife (Věra Uzelacová) – Vera Chytilová’s 1963 feature debut Something Different explores the expectations and confines of 1960s gender roles. Boldly combining documentary and fiction, Chytilová broke conventions of genre and representation, charting a new path for Czechoslovak cinema.

Screening as part of Beginnings, a season of three pioneering debut features that marked pivotal moments in film history. Other films in the season include Agnès Varda's La Pointe Courte (1955) and Kathryn Bigelow & Monty Montgomery's The Loveless (1981).

Vera Chytilová | 1964 | Czechoslovakia | 90 mins | PG

Part of Scalarama's month long celebration of cinema.

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