Vera Chytilova

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Birthday
2, 1929
Birthplace
Czech Republic
Death Date
Mar 12, 2014 (85)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
2, 1929
Birthplace
Czech Republic
Death Date
Mar 12, 2014 (85)

About

Pioneer of Czech cinema who directed the controversial 1966 film Daisies.

Before Fame

She had a strict Catholic upbringing and studied philosophy as well as architecture in college.

Trivia

Her film Daisies was banned in Czechoslovakia until 1967 because of its depictions of wasting food. However, the film won the Grand Prix at the Bergamo Film Festival.

Family Life

She married cinematographer Jaroslav Kucera.

Associated With

She and Old School director Ivan Reitman were both natives of the Czech Republic.

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