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Fruit of Paradise


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  • Made up of absurdist, surreal episodes, [Daisies and The Fruit of Paradise] drew on nature for their floods of striking imagery and abstracting patterns, and featured some of cinema’s most startling opening sequences.

  • August 1968 brought an end to Dubcek’s reforms of Dubcek, with ‘normalisation’ imposed by a Soviet-imposed government. Chytilová replied to the crisis with her most bizarre film, Fruit of Paradise (1970). A bold examination of relationships between the sexes, Fruit slows down Daisies’ exuberance and pace for the sake of more oneiric kind of surrealism.

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