The White Dove

The White Dove


The debut feature of master filmmaker František Vláčil, The White Dove’s straightforward narrative belies complex themes and striking visual imagery. A young boy injures and then nurses a white dove back to health so that it can continue its journey home. Echoing Ken Loach’s film Kes, and with music by the great Zdenek Liška, the film emerges as a work of great poetry and humanism.

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Director: František Vláčil
Year: 1960
Country: Czechoslovakia
Language: Czech | German
Duration: 67 min
Colour: B/W
Certificate: PG
Alternate Title: Holubice