Daisies | 1966

Directed by: Vera Chytilová

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Main Plot

After realizing that all world is spoiled, Marie and Marie are committed to be spoiled themselves. They rip off older men, feast in lavish meals and do all kinds of mischief. But what is all this leading to?


  • Ivana Karbanová is one of the main characters in "Daisies" and her role is to challenge societal norms and provoke chaos.
  • Jitka Cerhová's character in "Daisies" is one of the two rebellious young women who challenge societal norms.
  • Marie Cesková is one of the two main characters who rebel against societal norms and engage in playful mischief.


In the final scene of Daisies, the two rebellious protagonists, Marie and Marie, find themselves in a wasteland filled with discarded objects. As they playfully destroy and indulge in lavish banquets, the film cuts to images of war and destruction. The girls are then seen riding on a horse-drawn carriage, accompanied by a group of men. The film ends with their laughter echoing and a freeze frame of their mischievous faces, leaving the audience questioning the meaning and consequences of their unapologetic rebellion.

Vera Chytilová