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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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If you think there is no fun in the burning hell, you are wrong
25 August 2007 | by (Czech Republic) – See all my reviews

The unusually enjoyable story (about a pauper messing with devils) seems to be located somewhere in late baroque times and it's not just a particular love story. It's very funny indeed, but also deeper thoughts can be revealed behind the lines. The creators keep questioning about the power of money. And the human society is sometimes more evil then the Hell itself. But don't worry, you don't have to think about the hidden meanings if you don't want to – this film was made mainly for entertainment.

The creators also designed a completely new view at the hell, its rules and its hierarchy. The conception of the love story is unusual as well. How many fairly tales with a love-triangle do you know? If you are expecting more than just an ordinary tale, you want to have fun and maybe something more, you are at the right address.

I don't like giving 1 or 10 stars, but this particular piece deserves 10, no question about it.


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