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Give the Devil His Due (1985)

S certy nejsou zerty (original title)
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Credited cast:
Vladimír Dlouhý ...
Petr Máchal
Ondrej Vetchý ...
Devil Janek Vraník
Jana Dítetová ...
Grandmother
Josef Kemr ...
Viktor Preiss ...
Governor
Jaroslava Kretschmerová ...
Dorota Máchalová
Dana Bartunková ...
Angelína
Monika Pelcová ...
Princess Adelka
Karel Hermánek ...
Lucipher
Petr Nározný ...
Corporal
Václav Vydra ...
Wooer
Frantisek Vicena ...
Miller Máchal
Jan Skopecek ...
Henchman
Vladimír Hrubý ...
Devil Drápal
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Vlastimil Bedrna ...
Devil
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Sagvan Tofi and Marek Brodský were also considered for the part of devil Janek, eventually played by Ondrej Vetchý. See more »

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A brilliant film version of a classical fairy tale
6 January 1999 | by (Znojmo, Czech Republic) – See all my reviews

This film is based on a classical story "The Devil`s Brother-in-law" written by the famous Czech fairy tale author Bozena Nemcova. The film, however, does not trace the story in every detail and has many interesting original episodes. One of the best features of this wonderful movie is the beautifully presented setting of Hell. Karel Hermanek as Lucipher is quite persuading and Jaroslava Kretschmerova as Peter`s stepmother cannot have played her role more authentically and in a more funny way than she did. Watch out for this movie, I guess it has not been on only in the Czech TV but also in Germany, Austria etc.


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