The Firemen's Ball Movie Review Summary

Actors: Jan Vostrcil, Josef Kolb

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THE FIREMEN'S BALL is a movie cowritten and directed by Milos Forman in 1967. The picture earned a nomination in the "Best Foreign Language Film" category of the 1969 Academy Awards.
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The firemen of a small town are organizing a ball and a lottery in order to honour their former chairman. But everything goes wrong during the ball : the lottery's prizes are stolen, a fire destroys a farm nearby and the girls don't want to take part in the beauty contest.
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Plot & Themes

Time/era of movie:    -   1960's-1970's Ethnic/Regional/Gender story?    -   Yes Ethnic/region/relig    -   European

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Age:    -   60's-90's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   Eastern European


Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   Eastern Europe Small town?    -   Yes Small town people:    -   ignorant small town people

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   no torture/death If lots of song/dance...    -   lot of dancing

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