Directed by Karel Kachyňa

Czechoslovakia, 1976, 1h 24min, DCP, In Czech with English subtitles


AFS Cinema

6406 N I-35 Suite 3100 Austin, TX 78752


General Public
$13.50 evening / $11 matinee

$4 discounts for AFS MAKE & WATCH members. Free for LOVE & Premiere.

Student discount: $4 off (only available at the box office with valid student ID)

“Atmospheric. Original. Authentic.”
Paste Magazine

“One of the most idiosyncratic and haunting undiscovered scores in the annals of European cinematic history.”
Finders Keepers

Drowning audiences in beauty, Karel Kachyňa submerges a classic into a kaleidoscopic blue fantasia of whimsy and wonder as a mermaid falls in love with the prince she rescues from the sea. Featuring the soft psychedelia of Zdeněk Liška’s electronic score, this underwater dreamscape is a pearl from the deep, cut from the same cloth as VALERIE AND HER WEEK OF WONDERS.


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