Three middle-aged men go for a vacation with their children and learn to cope with their needs without their wives. Quickly, they plan to exhaust the kids to have some time off, but nothing really works out as planned.
The time is 1945-46. 10 year old Eda and his friend Tonda live in a small village outside Prague. In school, their class is so wild and indisciplined that their teacher quits and is ... See full summary »
Saxana has the enthusiasm, but lacks the right talent to become a witch. So she's kept in for 300 years - nothing unusual for a sorceress' school. Being bored, she skims through the ... See full summary »
The old King (Vladimír Mensík) is not satisfied with his four children. It is high time for the Princesses to get married and for the Prince to assume the reign. Once the King sets out to ... See full summary »
Trespassing gang of boys encounter a ghost in the ruins of a castle. When they rescue the ghost who is caught in a trapset, they become allies in a fight to prevent ruins from being turned into mushroom farm by the city authorities.
You know, the frogs are squawking so annoyingly in all other places. But here... they just sound like:
[imitates the sound]
u - u - u ...
[changes his voice]
u - u - u - u - u - u -...
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I must say that this movie makes me laugh whenever I see it.
Where to start with my commentary. All actors are perfect. When you see Zdenek Sverak who is a brilliant screenwriter (much better screenwriter than an actor) and compare him to the excellent work of Daniela Kolarova and Josef Kemr you nearly lose the differences between the professional actors and amateur actors. But the most interesting, thrilling thing about this film are its jokes. We can begin before the titles come when son asks his father if an earthworm is a snake. The joyful conversation starts you up and it continues...
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