The Firemen's Ball Reviews

November 17, 2011
Quietly, irresistibly funny in the early Forman manner (this was his first film in colour); but the belated switch to allegorical satire seems altogether too sour in the context.
December 10, 2008
The nonprofessional actors, hammy slapstick and overwrought politics make it a better conversation piece than viewing experience.
May 24, 2002
Works most impressively as a political artifact.