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Eduard Grečner

Eduard GREČNER (1931, Czechoslovakia) is a director and writer, known for his feature debut Every Week Seven Days (1964), Nylon Moon (1965) and Dragon’s Return (1968). From 1950-1954 he studied at FAMU in Prague. Subsequently, he started working as a playwright, screenwriter and director in the Studia Film Studio at Koliba in Bratislava. He was an assistant director to Štefan Uher on his seminal Slnko v sieti (1963), the first work of the Czechoslovak New Wave. Grečner also acted in several films and made many television films. In the late 1980s, he was the first to chair the Slovak Film Association. In the 1990s, he returned briefly to directing and made two films. In 2018, a monograph about him – written by the Czech film scientist Milan Cyroň – was published.


Každý týždeň sedem dní/Every Week Seven Days (1964), Nylonový mesiac/Nylon Moon (1965), Drak sa vracia/Dragon’s Return (1968), Pozemský nepokoj/Earthly Disturbance (1993), Jaškov sen/Jasek’s Dream (1996)

Eduard Grečner op IFFR

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