Vera Chytilová's classic of surrealist cinema comes to Second Run DVD in an all-new digital transfer with improved picture and sound. A satirical, wild and irreverent story of teenage rebellion. Two young women rebel against a degenerate and oppressive society, attacking symbols of wealth and bourgeois culture. A riotous, punk-rock poem of a film that is both hilarious and mind-warpingly innovative, Daisies was banned in native Czechoslovakia and director Vera Chytilová was forbidden to work until 1975. Special features include; New filmed interview with director Vera Chytilová; Booklet essays; All new director-approved digital transfer from original negative materials with restored picture and sound.
Extremely funny, witty and expertly-fashioned film displays a remarkable control of filmic language, special effects, rhythm and sight gags. --Variety
Freshly humorous and accessible a key film in the Czech New Wave movement... A surrealist comedy way ahead of its time --All Movie Guide
The film is as timelss as it is beautiful. --About World Film