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Oratorio for Prague DVD


One of the most powerful documentaries ever made, Oratorio for Prague contains the only footage from the Soviet-led invasion of Prague in 1968. Czech New Wave filmmaker Jan Nemec began filming with the intention to document Prague Spring, a celebration of the newfound liberalization of Czechoslovakia, but the film’s subject took a dramatic turn when Soviet tanks rolled through the streets. The invasion ended Prague Spring, leaving Nemec blacklisted and Oratorio for Prague banned.

  • 1968
  • 26 minutes
  • In Czech with English subtitles

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Weight 2.4 oz
Dimensions 7.5 × 5.25 × 0.5 in

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