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“A Bag of Fleas”

1962

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  • Věra Chytilová’s 42 minute long Pytel blech (A Bag of Fleas, 1962) has a lot of fun in dramatising, vérité-style, clashes with the powers that were of some non-conformist elements troubling the staff and student bodies alike at a boarding school in a regional Czech town. Only hinting at Chytilová’s radicalism to come, it’s nonetheless delightfully impish.