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Directed by Ondrej Trojan

Czech, Slovak Republics

Released: 2003

Czech, Russian, German

150 minutes

A nurse and her surgeon-lover are part of the resistance movement in 1940s Czechoslovakia. When they are discovered, her lover flees and she must find a place to hide. A patient whose life she saved, a man from a remote mountain village where time stopped 150 years ago, agrees to hide her as his wife. At once epic and intimate, Zelary matches a resilient urban woman with a compassionate rural man in the spectacular Moravian countryside.

 

 

 

 

Zelary

 

Academy Award Nominee

Best Foreign Language Film (2003)