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Black Peter


Czech director [[Performer~P90166~Milos Forman~milosforman]] won first prize at the Locarno film festival for his first feature film, Black Peter. This coming-of-age story about a shy teenager who falls in love, bears the heavy influence of [[Performer~P114620~Francois Truffaut~françoistruffaut]], as do most other "new wave" productions of the era. Even at this early stage, however, [[Performer~P90166~Forman~milosforman]]'s film-making prowess enabled him to transcend any and all imitations. In some...more