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The Garden (1995)

Záhrada (original title)
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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Frantisek Kovár
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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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Treasure
5 June 1999 | by (Nijmegen, Netherlands) – See all my reviews

Every time I see this movie, my love for it grows. It is one of my treasures on VCR. It confronts you with life and living life, but not in a cynic way, which is often the case in film and literature. It shows the beauty and mystique of this world without being pretentious. The movie contains a great sense of humor, because humans are strange creatures with funny methods of approaching life and how they try to make sense of it. You have to love them for it, in spite or because of the mistakes they make.


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