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The Cry (1964)

Krik (original title)
TV mechanic Slávek (Josef Abrhám) takes his wife Ivana (Eva Límanová) to the maternity hospital. From the moment they say goodbye, the couple can't stop thinking about each other. Their ... See full summary »

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Eva Límanová ...
Ivana
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Slávek
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Eva Kopecká
Jirí Kvapil
Slávka Procházková
Eva Svobodová ...
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Hana Talpová
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TV mechanic Slávek (Josef Abrhám) takes his wife Ivana (Eva Límanová) to the maternity hospital. From the moment they say goodbye, the couple can't stop thinking about each other. Their common life up to now unfolds in fragments of memories: their first acquaintance at the railway bridge, the worries of living in a rented apartment, the wedding, furnishing the new flat. They also remember the small quarrels and the fact that they did not want a baby at first. Ivana is in the operating room, while Slávek keeps his appointments with customers and fixes broken TV sets. Anxious about waiting of the delivering a baby, he sensitively and newly becomes aware of the things, people and events around him. Written by NFA.cz

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14 February 1964 (Czechoslovakia)  »

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First feature film directed by Jaromil Jires. See more »


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Takový je zivot (Don't You Rock Me Daddy-O!)
Music by Bill Varley, lyrics by Jirí Suchý
Performed by Jirí Suchý and Karel Stedrý
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