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Old Believers: Three Films by Jana Sevcikova

1984 Rated NR 2hr 34m

Jana Sevcikova's collection of three short films captures the lives of the immigrants and exiles who live on the outskirts of Eastern Europe. Shot over a period of five years, "Old Believers" documents a religious community seeped in ancient traditions. "Piemule" reveals the experiences of the descendents of Czech immigrants living in Romania, while "Jakub" chronicles the story of Jakub Popovich, a Ruthenian man transplanted to western Bohemia.

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Movie Details

Not rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
Screen formats

Full Screen 1.33:1



Closed captioned


Language and sound

Czech: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo

Other features

Filmed in B&W; color; interactive menus; scene access; cast and crew interview.