A car deliberately runs down a young man on a road by a small border town. The locals recognize the dead man as one of the students who were there on volunteer work some time before. The ... See full summary »

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A car deliberately runs down a young man on a road by a small border town. The locals recognize the dead man as one of the students who were there on volunteer work some time before. The police detectives, Major Kalas (Rudolf Hrusínský) and Lieutenant Varga (Radoslav Brzobohatý) can then get on the trail of the people with whom the victim was involved, especially at the photographic studio headed by Bohuslav Pacer (Bohus Záhorský). Written by NFA.cz

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The first part of the old impressive detective trilogy.
22 January 2003 | by (Czech Rep.) – See all my reviews

Detective Kalas (Hrusinsky) with his colleague are investigating death of young student. The more they are informed, the more they´re sure, that it couldn´t be just the car accident. And more deaths are on the way.

Brilliant dialogues, well acted (no doubt - Hrusinsky as well as Brzobohaty is one of the greatest czech actors of previous century), goes to detail (everything fits in), dark feel (thanks to instrumental music and black-and-white color).

Could give the creeps mixed with special feeling of memories to someone who have experienced the period.


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