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In the following segment from a 2009 interview, director Jan Němec discusses attending Famu Film School in Prague and making DIAMONDS OF THE NIGHT.
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In the following interview, recorded in 2018 in New York, film programmer and Czechoslovak film expert Irena Kovarova discusses the importance of DIAMONDS OF THE NIGHT within the Czechoslovak New Wave.
In the following video essay, created in 2018, film scholar James Quandt examines the style of DIAMONDS OF THE NIGHT.
Director Jan Němec's graduation film, A LOAF OF BREAD (SOUSTO), was filmed in 1960 and based on a story by Arnošt Lustig, also the author of the novel on which DIAMONDS OF THE NIGHT is based.