Directed by Věra Chytilová
Maybe the New Wave’s most anarchic entry, Věra Chytilová’s absurdist farce follows the misadventures of two brash young women. Believing the world to be “spoiled,” they embark on a series of pranks in which nothing—food, clothes, men, war—is taken seriously. Daisies is an aesthetically and politically adventurous film that’s widely considered one of the great works of feminist cinema.
Director: Věra Chytilová
Running Time: 76 minutes
Release Year: 1966
“One of the great outpourings of cinematic invention in an age of over-all artistic liberation” – Richard Brody, New Yorker