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Buttoners (1997)

Knoflíkári (original title)
Twist of fate and the twists of mind of the characters (mostly couples) combine in just the right twinkled absurd way in the interweaving episodes of this comedy. Each of the characters ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Pavel Zajicek ...
Moderátor of Rádia 1
Jan Haubert ...
Host
Seisuke Tsukahara ...
Japonec v brýlích
Motohiro Hosoya ...
vousatý Japonec
Junzo Inokuchi ...
mladý Japonec
Svetlana Svobodová ...
Japonka
David Charap ...
1. Pilot
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2. Pilot
Frantisek Cerný ...
Taxikár
Michaela Pavlátová ...
Zena v taxi
Jan Cechticky ...
Muz v taxi (as Jan Cechtický)
Pavel Lagner ...
Zákazník / úchyl na ulici c 1]
Zuzana Bydzovská ...
Manzelka taxikáre
Jakub Mejdricky ...
Milenec (as Jakub Mejdrický)
Petr Zelenka ...
úchyl na ulici c.2
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Twist of fate and the twists of mind of the characters (mostly couples) combine in just the right twinkled absurd way in the interweaving episodes of this comedy. Each of the characters gets a good shot at being sarcastic and each is a sorry loser at some point yet none is turned into the butt of the joke. The place is Prague and the time is August 6th, 1995, except for one episode, set 50 years earlier in unflyable rain in the city of Kokura, Japan. Written by David Hakim <hakim@sos.ethz.ch>

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20 November 1997 (Czech Republic)  »

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The Button-Pinchers  »

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Trivia

Jirí Menzel and Viktor Preiss turned down the part of Jirí, eventually played by Borivoj Navrátil. See more »

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References Closely Watched Trains (1966) See more »

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You Ain't Me
Performed by Frank Black
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human originality
13 February 2001 | by (ankara,turkey) – See all my reviews

Like one of the characters in the movie, Zelenka underlines human originality in his beautifully written, directed, acted, photographed and edited film. The film has a great sense of humor. Too bad it's not easy to find around -may be P.T. Anderson would have liked to see it; since he has a lot to learn from Zelenka on connecting various characters with each other, in a way that makes sense.


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