From Saturday to Sunday

This psychological drama follow the story of two stenographers who, after a week of mundane office work, are looking to escape from everyday stereotype on Saturday night. First sound film by Gustan Machatý connects realism with the poetic view of mundane city life and bravely experiments with the use of sounds in relation to modern film language. For the era thematically and stylistically progressive film is underscored by jazz melodies of Jaroslav Ježek. The film is based on an original story by Vítězslav Nezval.