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Buttoners (1997)
"Knoflíkári" (original title)

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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 ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Pavel Zajicek ...
Moderator of Radio 1
Jan Haubert ...
Guest of Radio 1
Seisuke Tsukahara ...
Japanese with Glasses
Motohiro Hosoya ...
Japanese with Beard
Junzo Inokuchi ...
Young Japanese
Svetlana Svobodová ...
Japanese Woman
David Charap ...
1st Pilot
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2nd Pilot
Frantisek Cerný ...
Taxi-driver
Michaela Pavlátová ...
Woman in Taxi
Jan Cechticky ...
Man in Taxi
Pavel Lagner ...
Client
Zuzana Bydzovská ...
Wife of Taxi-driver
Jakub Mejdricky ...
Lover
Petr Zelenka ...
Deviant
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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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Jirí Menzel and Viktor Preiss turned down the part of Jirí, eventually played by Borivoj Navrátil. See more »

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There are so many reasons to see this movie!
6 August 2001 | by (Bosnia and Herzegovina) – See all my reviews

It makes me angry when people describe this film as funny even I cannot avoid the fact that Petr Zelenka has unusual sense of humor. But he is a person that rarely laughs himself. He looks serious and distant like any other self-aware genius. I am much more delighted with his intelligence, his perfect feeling for details and his ability to entirely connect all little parts of this quite complicated story. He is not only a brilliant scenarist but also an extraordinary talented director who truly knows how to chose his actors. There are so many reasons to see this movie, not only once - so, if you have a chance, just grab it!


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