Closely Watched Trains (1966)

(Czech: Ostře sledované vlaky) is a Czechoslovak film directed by Jiří Menzel, and one of the best-known products of the Czechoslovak New Wave. It is a coming-of-age story about a young man working at a train station in German-occupied Czechoslovakia during World War II. The film is based on a 1965 novel by Bohumil Hrabal and won the Best Foreign Language Oscar at the 40th Academy Awards in 1968.