|Directed by||Jan Svěrák|
|Produced by||Jan Svěrák|
|Written by||Zdeněk Svěrák|
|Starring||Tomáš Klus, Vojtěch Dyk, Zdeněk Piškula|
|Music by||Jaroslav Uhlíř, Michal Novinski|
|Edited by||Alois Fišárek|
Biograf Jan Svěrák
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|Budget||CZK 42 million|
|Box office||CZK 73.5 million|
Three Brothers (Czech : Tři bratři) is a 2014 film directed by Jan Svěrák and written by his father Zdeněk Svěrák.
The film is about brothers Jan, Pepa and Matěj. They set up to find a bride. The film is divided into three parts. Each part follow one brother as he finds his love. Jan saves Sleeping Beauty and a cursed Kingdom. Jan then marries Sleeping Beauty and becomes new King. Matěj becomes Gamekeeper in Jan's forest. He saves Little Red Riding Hood and her Grandmother from evil Wolf. Matěj is then promised to marry Little Red Riding Hood when she becomes old enough. Pepa falls in love with Maruška who lives her Stepmother and her Stepsister Holena. Stepmother tries to get him to marry Holena but Pepa rejects her and eventually marries Maruška.
"Little Red Riding Hood" is a European fairy tale about a young girl and a Big Bad Wolf. Its origins can be traced back to the 10th century to several European folk tales, including one from Italy called The False Grandmother. The best known version was written by Charles Perrault.
Tři oříšky pro Popelku, also known as Three Wishes for Cinderella and broadcast in the UK under the title Three Gifts for Cinderella) is a Czechoslovak/East German fairy-tale film from 1973.
Kolya is a 1996 Czech drama film about a man whose life is reshaped in an unexpected way. The film was directed by Jan Svěrák and stars his father, Zdeněk Svěrák, who also wrote the script from a story by Pavel Taussig. Kolya earned critical acclaim and won the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film and Golden Globe Award for Best Foreign Language Film.
Dark Blue World is a 2001 film by Czech director Jan Svěrák, the Academy Award-winning director of Kolya, about Czech pilots who fought for the British Royal Air Force (RAF) during the Second World War. The screenplay was written by Zdeněk Svěrák, the director's father. The film stars Czech actors Ondřej Vetchý, Kryštof Hádek and Oldřich Kaiser. British actors include Tara Fitzgerald, Charles Dance and Anna Massey.
The Elementary School is a 1991 Czechoslovak comedy-drama film directed by Jan Svěrák. The screenplay comes from the pen of his father Zdeněk Svěrák. The film was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film in 1991 and is considered to belong among the best Czechoslovak films ever. A prequel, Barefoot, was released in 2017.
Little Otik, also known as Greedy Guts, is a 2000 Czech dark comedy surreal horror drama film by Jan Švankmajer and Eva Švankmajerová. Based on the folktale Otesánek by Karel Jaromír Erben, the film is a comedic live action, stop motion-animated feature film set mainly in an apartment building in the Czech Republic.
Accumulator 1 is a 1994 film directed by Jan Svěrák. The film won the Grand Prize at the 7th Yubari International Fantastic Film Festival in February 1996. It won the audience award at the Tromsø International Film Festival in 1996.
Arabela was a children's television series produced in Czechoslovakia which aired from 1979 to 1981. The series has 13 episodes and is in the Czech language.
The Little Red Riding Hood fairy tale has often been adapted, and into a wide variety of media.
The Magic Riddle is a 1991 Australian animated feature film directed and written by Yoram Gross. The film tells the story of Cindy, an orphan who lives as an indentured servant to her cruel stepmother, and features elements of famous fairytales including Cinderella, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, Little Red Riding Hood, Sleeping Beauty and Pinocchio. Robyn Moore provides the voice of Cindy and various other characters.
Empties is a 2007 film directed by Jan Svěrák and written by his father Zdeněk Svěrák, who also stars in the film. It was released first in the Czech Republic in March 2007. The film is a comedy from the same team which made Kolya.
Once Upon a Brothers Grimm is a 1977 American made-for-television musical fantasy film starring Dean Jones and Paul Sand, directed by Norman Campbell. It follows the Brothers Grimm as they make their way to a king's palace with their magical world of fairy tales. The music was written by Mitch Leigh with lyrics by Sammy Cahn. The two-hour film premiered on CBS on November 23, 1977.
Little Red Riding Hood is a 1920 Czechoslovak drama film directed by Svatopluk Innemann.
Red Riding Hood is a 2011 American romance horror film directed by Catherine Hardwicke, and produced by Leonardo DiCaprio, from a screenplay by David Leslie Johnson. The film is very loosely based on the folk tale Little Red Riding Hood collected by both Charles Perrault under the name Le Petit Chaperon Rouge and several decades later by the Brothers Grimm as Rotkäppchen. It stars Amanda Seyfried as the title role, with Gary Oldman, Billy Burke, Shiloh Fernandez, Max Irons, Virginia Madsen, Lukas Haas and Julie Christie in supporting roles.
About the Little Red Riding Hood is a 1977 Soviet two-part musical TV movie based on the ideas of Charles Perrault and directed by Leonid Nechayev. The story is a sequel of the tale of Little Red Riding Hood.
The Land of Stories is a series of children's fiction, adventure and fantasy books written by American author, actor and singer Chris Colfer. The first book, The Wishing Spell, was released on July 17, 2012. The sixth book was published in July 2017. During a live video chat, Colfer said that he is working on a prequel series which has now been published. The books are described by Colfer as a "modern-day fairy tale", following twins Alex and Conner Bailey as they fall from the real world into a world full of fairy tales they have only ever read about before and discovering there is more to this world than meets the eye.
Michal Novinski is a music composer best known for his film scores and theatre music. He received two Czech Lion Awards for scores for the films Kooky and In the Shadow.
Grimmtastic Girls is a series of eight children's books written by Joan Holub and Suzanne Williams and published between 2014 and 2016 with Scholastic Inc. The themes and characters of the stories stem from Grimm's Fairytales. Each story is told from the perspective of a different fairytale character including Cinderella, Little Red Riding Hood, Rapunzel, Snow White, Sleeping Beauty, and Goldilocks. The series is set at the boarding school Grimm Academy in the country of Grimmlandia where these brave girls deal with life in middle school, are chosen by magic charms, and work to foil dastardly plots of the E.V.I.L. Society.
Po strništi bos is a 2017 Czech war comedy film directed by Jan Svěrák. It is a prequel to The Elementary School.
Tell Me a Story is an American psychological thriller television anthology series created by Kevin Williamson for CBS All Access. Based on the Spanish television series Cuéntame un Cuento, it depicts iconic fairy tales reimagined as modern-day thrillers. Each season features a mostly different cast ensemble, with Danielle Campbell and Paul Wesley appearing in both seasons of the series.