Known For: Editing · Birthday: 1909-05-26 · Deathday: 1993-08-06 (84 years old) · Gender: Male
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Jan Zika is the legendary hero of the communist resistance movement during World War II and leading functionary of the second underground Central Committee of the Communist Party of Czechoslovakia.
A ruthless inquisitor spins the superstitions of local peasants into religious heresy, finding cause to accuse dozens of innocent men and women of witchcraft. The inquisitor targets nobles and merchan...
In the Prague Old Town and the adjoining streets there is always plenty of life. Housewives shop, beggars arouse sympathy, the Salvation Army tries to put the godless on the road to salvation by hymns...
In order to fully invest in her career as a model, the young Marta has taken a break from her medical education. We follow her for a day, almost completely without hearing her voice. Most of the time,...
The Night Guest
When a man stops at a motel one evening in 1961, his tormenting behavior drives one of the people present at the motel to remember his experiences in a concentration camp during WWII.
This lyrical comedy story takes place in two hot days in the small South Bohemian village. On the shore of a small pond, summer guests and local youth meet. As is typical of the works of Hrubín, it is...
After the battle of Sudoměř the Hussite teaching spreads through the whole country and people start leaving their homes to help build the fortification of Tábor. Prague citizens request help against t...
The Goalkeeper Lives On Our Street
A boy dreams of winning an ice hockey game. Meanwhile, a professional hockey star moves into the neighborhood, offering his services as a goalkeeper--leading two rival teams of Prague schoolboys, The ...
Jan Hus is a 1954 Czechoslovak film directed by Otakar Vávra. It is the first part of the "Hussite Revolutionary Trilogy", one of the most famous works of the Czechoslovak director, completed with Jan...
The Circus Will Be
A few bus-loads of holidaymakers from the agricultural cooperative on a day trip arrive to see the show at the Slavia Circus. But, they have bad luck. It is Monday, the day on which the employees have...
A fiction piece centered around the Czech resistance to the Nazis.
This is a romantic story about a brave, self-made girl, despised daughter of a shepherd. She is not afraid of anything - neither night nor swimming. But the superstitious villagers are telling weird s...
A daughter of a celebrity family experiences a holiday adventure with a mysterious young man. Though she is strongly attracted to him, she is also concerned about his sinister, panicky speech, his fie...
The Stolen Border
The story of a border town during World War II is told in the Czech film. Family members and friends don't like each other.
Rozina the Love Child
Prague, the beginning of the 17th century. Rozina falls in love with Italian glass worker Nikolo, but after returning home, she gets a message that will never come to Prague. She falls for the promi...
Mist on the Moors
Mist on the Moors examines fates of just about a few people. Their stories are outlined in a short space of time and are a symbolic representation of the drama of life, struggle for justice, human cog...
Čtrnáctý u stolu
Die schwache Stunde
Marion Austerlitz is a stubborn person, much to the chagrin of her husband, Dr. Fritz Austerlitz. There's constantly some kind of excitement going on in their house: this time, Marion takes in a bar...
Filmed during the Nazi occupation, this panoramic drama set in a Prague department store follows the divergent destinies of four female coworkers, each of whom seeks happiness in a different way.
Vlasta Burian jako černý pasažér rozvrátí disciplinovaný chod jednoho nádraží. Pan Ťopka působí dojmem gentlemana trochu chaplinovského typu. Živí se příležitostnou prací, za níž jezdí výhradně jako č...
The Venice Film Festival took place during 1941.
Štěstí pro dva
The Girl in Blue
A painting of a girl from another time comes to life for it's buyer in this costume comedy.
Život je krásný
"Grandmother" is a highly romanticized autobiographical novel by a Czech 19th century writer, Bozena Nemcova. It's a classical, compulsory reading in Czech schools, about a wise, working-class woman, ...
The Magic House
When Vilem appears in the road with an unconscious young woman, it disturbs the peaceful life of three generations of the Balvínova family.
This romantic story turns on a stirring infatuation that takes hold of three young people under the influence of Simon, a Prague student. After the study year, 18 year-old Julio returns to his parenta...
Továrna na iluse
The Merry Wives
A morally questionable lord comes to the aid of a working class man who is to be executed for speaking out about thieving rich scoundrels sticking it to the poor.
The World Where One Goes Begging
Venice Film Festival 1938
Holka nebo kluk?
Co se šeptá
Venice Film Festival 1937
The White Disease
During a war, the world is ravaged by a disease called the White Plague. The play is based on a play by a playwright.
Žena, která ví, co chce
Woman concert star seeks to connect with her adult daughter, by her former marriage to a staid industrialist who has kept the two apart since the girl was very small, and receives inadvertent help fro...
V cizím revíru
Pán na roztrhání
U nás v Kocourkově
Curious citizens await the arrival of an important guest, the son of poacher, who became famous abroad. Begins celebration in his honor, but nobody knows that instead of the hero arrived cursory priso...
Volga in Flames
Lieutenant Orloff, a recently graduated Russian officier, is making his way across the snow-covered steppes to the garrison where he is to be stationed. He comes across a man who has lost his way in t...
Dům na předměstí
Eva has just gotten married to an older gentleman, but discovers that he is obsessed with order in his life and doesn't have much room for passion. She becomes despondent and leaves him, returning to...
Právo na hřích
The story of high school students, talented Jan and Karel, who has a problem with math. Their life affects pedantic professor of mathematics Klec, that goes with them on a school trip, which escalates...
Your Money or Your Life
A czech film that focuses on an unfaithful husband who married in to money, as well as an impoverished man who is turns to theft.