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The Garden (1995)
"Záhrada" (original title)

 -  Comedy  -  9 June 1995 (Slovakia)
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Jakub's life arrived at a dead-end. He leaves his job, and gets into conflict with his father. The trouble just grows by his relation with a married woman. Breaking out, Jakub realizes the ... See full summary »

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Credited cast:
Marián Labuda ...
Jakub's Father
Roman Luknár ...
Jakub
Zuzana Sulajová ...
Helena
Jana Svandová ...
Tereza
Katarína Vrzalová ...
Helena's Mother
Dusan Trancík
Ján Melkovic
Stanislav Stepka
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Jakub's life arrived at a dead-end. He leaves his job, and gets into conflict with his father. The trouble just grows by his relation with a married woman. Breaking out, Jakub realizes the pleasures of the countryside in the old garden of his grandfather. He finds true love with an angel, and encounters various exciting moments of his new free life. Strange visitors arrive, and he wont get back to town anymore. Written by Peter Csurgay <csurgay@item.ntnu.no>

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About nothing and about all
31 July 2010 | by (Romania) – See all my reviews

A film about origins and ordinary mysteries. About the nuances of childhood. About freedom. A school teacher and his father. A young woman. A girl. And a garden. A poem about roots and happiness. It is difficult to describe this movie. The story of Jakub is only self definition. Few parts, some characters as steps to real image of reality, trees and ants, magic and exile, knowledge and answers. Small drops of a spring rain. And the fly. It is a form of soul song. And shadow of lost ages. A fairy tall with taste of apples and summer vacation. Nothing complicated. Maybe, a Proust madlene. That movie type about nothing and all. A travel to memories and slice of silence. And nostalgics bones of a far world.


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