Vera Chytilová’s Daisies to Screen in Cannes Classics 2022

    Daisies by Vera Chytilova Daisies by Vera Chytilova photo: Czech Film Center

    PARIS: Vera Chytilová’s acclaimed Daisies / Sedmikrásky (1966) will screen in Cannes Classics 2022 in a restored version made this year.

    The digital restoration of Daisies was funded by the donation of Mrs. Milada Kučerová and Mr. Eduard Kučera, and it was carried out by the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival in collaboration with the Czech Film Archive (Národní filmový archive), Prague, and the Czech Film Fund, in UPP and Soundsquare.

    The sources for the digitalisation were the original image negative, the original sound negative and original magnetic mixing tapes, which are preserved by the Czech Film Archive. The French distributor is Malavida.