Noc Nevesty (1967)

Run Time - 90 min.  |   Countries - Czechoslovakia  |  
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A nun who goes up against the communist officials and the local priest is cast out in the snow to die in this somber anti-Stalinist drama. She risks all by calling for a forbidden midnight mass on Christmas Eve and forces the priest to give up the communal chalice. When a farm official tells the peasants they will benefit from working on collective farms, a farmer shoots his cows so he won't have to give them to the state.

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against-the-system, government, nun, oppression, peasant, priest, revolution