Horí, má panenko 1967

Critics score:
89 / 100

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TIME Magazine: A delicious parody-fable of Slavic bureaucracy. Read more

Renata Adler, New York Times: A hilarious shaggy dog story, with the pessimism of the exquisite logic that leads nowhere. Read more

Dave Kehr, Chicago Reader: With Loves of a Blonde, it's the best work Forman's done, rooted in a social reality that has eluded him in his American projects. Read more

Roger Ebert, Chicago Sun-Times: It is a relief to find a director who doesn't force his material, who trusts us to understand what's funny without being told. Read more

Stephen Garrett, Time Out: The nonprofessional actors, hammy slapstick and overwrought politics make it a better conversation piece than viewing experience. Read more

Tom Milne, Time Out: Quietly, irresistibly funny in the early Forman manner (this was his first film in colour); but the belated switch to allegorical satire seems altogether too sour in the context. Read more

Variety Staff, Variety: Forman has cannily used a bevy of non-actors to flesh out a practically plotless vehicle, a lively, brimming comedy on human conduct and smalltown life. Read more