All Good Countrymen

Various scenes in the life of a tight-knit community in Czechoslovakia exploring the human spirit in the backdrop of the political changes that they experience.

Všichni dobří rodáci
Czechoslovakia 1968
  • English
115 min.

Stories about seven friends in a small Moravian village following the communist coup in Czechoslovakia in 1948, developing gradually into the story of František, the resister. The film offers some direct political criticism, particularly of the process of collectivizing agriculture. After the 1968 Soviet invasion of Czechoslovakia, the film was put on the blacklist.