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Cosy Dens (1999)

Pelísky (original title)
Two families, Sebkovi and Krausovi, are celebrating christmas, but not everyone is in a good mood. Teenage kids think their fathers are totaly stupid, fathers are sure their children are ... See full summary »

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Cast

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Michael Beran ...
Michal
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Sebek
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Sebková
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Jindriska
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Kraus
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Teacher
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Krausová
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Uncle Václav
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Sasa Maslan
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Elien
Silvie Koblízková ...
Uzlinka
Marek Morvai ...
Péta (as Marek Morvai Javorský)
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Magician
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Two families, Sebkovi and Krausovi, are celebrating christmas, but not everyone is in a good mood. Teenage kids think their fathers are totaly stupid, fathers are sure their children are nothing more than rebels, hating anything they say. Written by Antonín <Handl(v.handl@iol.cz>

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One villa - two families - three generations.

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Trivia

"Cosy Dens" is arguably a poor translation of "Pelisky." The word actually means "nests". See more »

Quotes

Michal: Good evening.
Father Kraus: Hi.
Michal: Can Jindra go out?
Father Kraus: Never! Or forever!
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Connections

Referenced in Show Jana Krause: Episode dated 1 October 2014 (2014) See more »

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Povídej
Music by Petr Novák, lyrics by Ivo Plicka
Performed by Petr Novák
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Very Czech film
18 February 2006 | by (Japan) – See all my reviews

Now THAT is a Czech film. While Kolja, a 1996 Czech film was specifically edited by the British co-producers to strip it of some very Czech elements which were culturally hard to understand for foreign audiences, this one is the real thing. Figures that while Kolja was showered with foreign prizes incl. the Oscar, this one got nothing significant abroad as far as I am aware. No matter, this is a seriously funny and sad film which will tell you a lot about the Czech sense of humour. Many passages sadly won't be that accessible without knowing the culture and history well, and inevitably, lots gets lost in translation, but you may still find it satisfying.


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