Diamonds of the Night

A story of two Jewish boys who escape from a train transporting them from one concentration camp to another.

Démanty noci
Czechoslovakia 1964
  • English
64 min.
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  • This film is available in the following territories: Czechia, Slovakia.
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Diamonds in the night is the story of two Jewish boys who escape from a train transporting them from one concentration camp to another. Ultimately, they are hunted down by a group of old, armed home-guardists. The film goes beyond the themes of war and anti-Nazism and concerns itself with man’s struggle to preserve human dignity.

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Credits
Director: Jan Němec
Based on: Arnošt Lustig
Screenplay: Arnošt Lustig, Jan Němec
Cinematography: Jaroslav Kučera, Miroslav Ondříček
Sound: František Černý, Bohumír Brunclík
Editing: Miroslav Hájek, Jitka Šulcová
Production Design: Oldřich Bosák
Producer: Miloš Bergl
Costumes: Ester Krumbachová
Cast: Ladislav Janský, Antonín Kumbera, Ilse Bischofová, Ivan Asič, August Bischof, Josef Koblížek, Josef Koggel, Josef Kubát
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  • This film is available in the following territories: Czechia, Slovakia.