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Higher Principle (1960)

Vyssí princip (original title)
The story of High school in Czechoslovakia during occupation by Nazi Germany, where three students are arrested by Gestapo.

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Credited cast:
Frantisek Smolík ...
Professor Malek
Jana Brejchová ...
Jana Skálová
Ivan Mistrík ...
Vlastik
Alexander Postler ...
Karel
Jan Smid ...
Frantik
Petr Kostka ...
Honza
Bohus Záhorský ...
Professor
Radovan Lukavský ...
Vondracek
Gustav Hilmar ...
Vandas
Václav Lohniský ...
Professor Richter
Marie Vásová ...
Vlastik's mother
Otomar Krejca ...
Dr. Skála
Hannjo Hasse ...
Commisar Worliczek
Frantisek Palka ...
Wolf
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The story of High school in Czechoslovakia during occupation by Nazi Germany, where three students are arrested by Gestapo.

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19 September 1960 (Sweden)  »

Also Known As:

Das höhere Prinzip  »

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The World War II drama that you must see!
24 May 2003 | by (Czech rep.) – See all my reviews

We are in Czechoslovakia during the World War II. The situation is very bad. Because of the assassination of Reinhard Heydrich, the Nazis are killing innocent people for least reasons. A few students from high school are going to be executed for a stupid little joke. Maybe their professor could head off it...

Strong movie made by Jiri Krejcik - the living classic of Czech film is the steady-state value of cinematography. After the end of this movie, you are gonna think about it at least for two weeks. I guarantee!


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