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Waiter, Hater! (1981)
"Vrchní, prchni!" (original title)

 |  Comedy  |  October 1983 (USA)
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A comedy concerning a down on his luck bookshop owner with a penchant for women who decides to make some money by pretending to be a waiter and collecting cash from unsuspecting diners.

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Josef Abrhám ...
Dalibor Vrána
Libuse Safránková ...
Helenka Vránová
Daniela Bakerová ...
Parízková
Zdenek Sverák ...
Parizek
Eliska Balzerová ...
prodavacka Vera
Jirí Kodet ...
Rudy Vyskocil - spoluzák
Dagmar Patrasová ...
Manuela - Rudyho slecna
Karel Augusta ...
bratranec Ludva
Zuzana Fiserová ...
Libuse Douchová - prodavacka
Jirí Hálek ...
profesor Prikryl
Jirí Lír ...
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Milada Jezková ...
Vacková
Ilja Racek ...
Opilý muz u motorestu
Jaroslava Kretschmerová ...
Svatebcanka
Miloslav Stibich ...
Bechyne - personalista
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A comedy concerning a down on his luck bookshop owner with a penchant for women who decides to make some money by pretending to be a waiter and collecting cash from unsuspecting diners.

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According to screenwriter Zdenek Sverák, he originally offered this script to director Jirí Menzel, who refused. Later, after first screening of the completed film, Menzel paid tribute to director Ladislav Smoljak when he said "I'd never made it so nicely." See more »

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Holubí dum
Music by Jaroslav Uhlír
Lyrics by Zdenek Sverák
Performed by Jirí Schellinger
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Perfect comedy
28 October 2001 | by (prague, czechland) – See all my reviews

This is one of pearls of Czech filmography. The intro-song Severni vitr (The northern wind) links the fate of the main character with the goldseekers of Northern America, though his territory is much more common - restaurants. Here he finds his original way out of financial problems.


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