WHEN THE CAT COMES (Vojtěch Jasný, 1963)

“Once upon a time, it should have happened.” An anti-Nazi resistance fighter and disillusioned Communist, Vojtěch Jasný was, according to Milos Forman, the spiritual father of the Czech New Wave; indeed, his Až přijde kocour is a harbinger of that movement, one of whose greatest works is Jasný’s Všichni dobří rodáci (1968). Až přijde kocour—in […]