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A.k.a.
The Shop on Main Street
Year
1965
Runtime
128 min.
Directors
Ján Kadár, Elmar Klos
Genre
Drama
Rating *
8.1
Votes *
6,107
Checks
1,381
Favs
203
Dislikes
6
Favs/checks
14.7% (1:7)
Favs/dislikes
34:1
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  1. adrieorchids's avatar

    adrieorchids

    Wow..what a tragedy. I enjoyed this very much, but it is such a sad story. 8 years ago
  2. CrunchySumbitch's avatar

    CrunchySumbitch

    Koco, so it is Slovak. My mistake and apologies.

    I find it fascinating that the sense of morality imbued in Cold War era films from Eastern Bloc countries is so righteous with respect to Nazis, while the citizens of those nations were being subjected to immoral oppression by their governments. I suppose it was a matter of perspective.
    3 years 5 months ago
  3. Koco's avatar

    Koco

    re: CrunchySumbitch
    *slovak*
    3 years 7 months ago
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  1. This movie ranks #2 in Golden Foundation of Czech and Slovak Cinema
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  2. This movie ranks #18 in Academy Award Best Foreign Pictures
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  3. This movie ranks #43 in 101 War Movies You Must See Before You Die
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  4. This movie ranks #54 in Academy Award Best Foreign Language Film Nominees
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  5. This movie ranks #122 in Doubling the Canon
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  6. This movie ranks #133 in The Criterion Collection
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  7. This movie ranks #177 in Harvard University's Suggested Film Viewing List: Narrative Films (2012)
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  8. This movie ranks #183 in UNESCO's Memory of the World: National Cinematic Heritage
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  9. This movie ranks #199 in iCheckMovies - Most Favorite
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  10. This movie ranks #427 in 1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die
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  11. This movie ranks #794 in The Best 1,000 Movies Ever Made
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