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The Idiot Returns (1999)

Návrat idiota (original title)
Frantisek, the main character is returning to his family. Until now he's been, "successfully" avoiding all relationships. He is an ingenuous and a pure person and thus, is regarded as an ... See full summary »

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Frantisek
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Anna
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Olga
Jirí Langmajer ...
Emil
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Robert
Zdena Hadrbolcová ...
Mother of Emil and Robert
Jitka Smutná ...
Mother of Anna and Olga
Pavel Marek ...
Mole
Anna Polívková ...
Girl #1
Yvetta Janousková ...
Girl #2
Petra Kolárová ...
Girl #3
Josef Oplt ...
Dance master
Petr Vydra ...
Dance courses assistant
Michal Rausar ...
Schoolboy
Alena Olahová ...
Waitress
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Frantisek, the main character is returning to his family. Until now he's been, "successfully" avoiding all relationships. He is an ingenuous and a pure person and thus, is regarded as an idiot. He becomes involved in various love and family conflicts. It is because he hasn't experienced much of the "real" life that he is able to perceive human relationships in their genuineness. Written by Pavel Smutny

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First impressions of second loves.

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Romance | Comedy | Drama

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25 February 1999 (Czech Republic)  »

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Return of the Idiot  »

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Czech Republic's official submission to 72nd Academy Award's Foreign Language in 2000. See more »

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Subtle emotions
19 November 2001 | by (Tampere, Finland) – See all my reviews

Pavel Liska showed us in this movie that to show emotions it is not necessary to throw them onto your face. Subtle acting accompanied with talented directing results in a funny and sensitive movie about a man, Frantisek, who has just got out of mental institution. In the end I felt like the director had succeeded in making some points quite well. Movie makes you wonder what really is normal and what is not. Frantisek may not be a social genius, but he is certainly a character whose adventures is interesting to follow.


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