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Eda Drábek
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Bejby
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Prokop
Sylva Tománková ...
Bejbina
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Premek
Jan Semotán ...
Ksanda
Jan Kacani ...
Reddy
Pavel Janousek ...
Neumann
Josef Oplt ...
Singer
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Peterka
Václav Chalupa ...
Hamácek
Zdenek Vencl ...
Babka
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vrchní Kaláb
Václav Jakoubek ...
Petykoluna
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Séf cizi party
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A period musical comedy set in a quiet Prague quarter at the end of the fifties. Using the western plot device of the "man from nowhere" a generation gap story unfolds of changing social climate. The action is driven by the character of a young man named Baby (Martin Dejdar) who causes a local rebellion by bringing rock'n'roll to a Communist neighborhood raised on swing. Written by Czech film center

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9 December 1993 (Czech Republic)  »

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Trivia

Petr Nározný was considered for the part of Mr. Prokop, eventually played by Josef Abrhám. See more »

Goofs

Car license plates with letter "A" assigned for Prague were not used in time of plot. At that time, license numbers did not correspond to geographical locality. See more »

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Referenced in Zlaté casy: Helena Krajciová a Jan Hrebejk (2016) See more »

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