The Flying Cestmír (1983)
"Létající Cestmír" (original title)

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Series cast summary:
Lukás Bech ...
 Cestmír Trnka (6 episodes, 1983)
Zaneta Fuchsová ...
 Barborka Bartáková (6 episodes, 1983)
Antonín Kala ...
 Oskar Blecha (6 episodes, 1983)
Jan Kreidl ...
 David Pelc (6 episodes, 1983)
Vladimír Mensík ...
 otec Cestmíra (6 episodes, 1983)
Zdena Hadrbolcová ...
 matka Cestmíra (6 episodes, 1983)
Petr Nározný ...
 holic Blecha (6 episodes, 1983)
Iva Janzurová ...
 paní Blechová (6 episodes, 1983)
Ivana Andrlová ...
 Zuzana Trnková (6 episodes, 1983)
Ivan Vyskocil ...
 ucitel Filip Janda (6 episodes, 1983)
Jirí Sovák ...
 profesor Langmejer (6 episodes, 1983)
Josef Somr ...
 Krepelka (6 episodes, 1983)
Vlastimil Hasek ...
 otec Pelc (6 episodes, 1983)
Alena Karesová ...
 Narrator / ... (6 episodes, 1983)
Jirina Bohdalová ...
 ucitelka Klepácová (5 episodes, 1983)
Frantisek Filipovský ...
 Kolousek (5 episodes, 1983)
Lubomír Kostelka ...
 docent Schubert (5 episodes, 1983)
Zdenek Stehlík
(5 episodes, 1983)
Jan Kanyza ...
 MUDr. Vögel (5 episodes, 1983)
Jitka Zelenohorská
(5 episodes, 1983)
Stella Zázvorková ...
 Reditelka skoly (4 episodes, 1983)
Cestmír Randa ...
 Dr. Vágner (4 episodes, 1983)
Karel Augusta ...
 Skolník (4 episodes, 1983)
Ludek Kopriva ...
 Inspektor ve výzkumném ústavu (4 episodes, 1983)
Václav Postránecký ...
 Výzkumný pracovník (4 episodes, 1983)
Marie Rosulková ...
 sestra profesora Langmajera (4 episodes, 1983)
Karel Effa ...
 Trafikant (4 episodes, 1983)
Pavel Zednícek ...
 Reportér (4 episodes, 1983)
Nelly Gaierová ...
 sestra profesora Langmajera (4 episodes, 1983)
Ludek Sobota ...
 Inspektor ve výzkumném ústavu (4 episodes, 1983)
Marie Málková
(4 episodes, 1983)
Ladislav Krivácek ...
 psychiatr Klepác (4 episodes, 1983)
Svatopluk Skládal
(3 episodes, 1983)
Miluse Splechtová
(3 episodes, 1983)
Jirí Kodet ...
 Výzkumný pracovník (3 episodes, 1983)
Josef Dvorák ...
 Výzkumný pracovník (3 episodes, 1983)
Dana Syslová ...
 matka Pelcová (3 episodes, 1983)
Jirí Lábus ...
 David jako dospelý (2 episodes, 1983)
Simona Stasová ...
 Barborka jako dospelá (2 episodes, 1983)
Vít Olmer ...
 Dr. Johanson (2 episodes, 1983)
Martin Ruzek ...
 Profesor Olson (2 episodes, 1983)
Regina Rázlová
(2 episodes, 1983)


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Release Date:

1983 (Czechoslovakia)  »

Also Known As:

Der fliegende Ferdinand  »

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(6 episodes)


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Létající Cestmír
Music by Karel Svoboda
Lyrics by Zdenek Rytír
Performed by Michal David with Kroky
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Director Vaclav Vorlicek as usual does not disappoint
22 February 2012 | by (Italy) – See all my reviews

Here is another very entertaining TV-series, of the kind that only the Czech - and Vaclav Vorlicek in particular - are able to make: fantasy, humor, irony, fun both for children and adults. The story is fast-paced and full of characters and funny situations, so that following the plot is pleasant and never boring. There are many occasions for laughing: it is a humor based not on clown-acting or farce, like many today's movies. It is light and subtle, instead. It is often made up of a fantastic event placed into reality as if it were the most common thing in the world, or unusual but not impossible. Funny is also the reaction of characters when they see unbelievable phenomena like flying children or children turned into adults in front of their eyes. In Vorlicec's films there is always the place for serious reflections on human beings or the problem of evil in the world, which the director succeeds in taking out of the fantastic and funny situations he depicts. Often in his movies, and also here, he ridicules the people who claim and pretend to be important and respectable, no matter if they really are so. In this series there is also the usual character who tries to steal a good idea, an invention, a new discovery to get for himself all the honor and money that somebody else deserves. But some smart children give him quite a lot to do. Special effects are not digital, but surprisingly good. Even better I daresay, if I think that everything you see is real, only you do not see everything... Thank God I know German, and I could watch "The flying Ferdinand" in this language on DVD, because in my country, Italy, the series was never dubbed nor subtitled. Anyway, it is too bad that it is no longer broadcast on TV on the prime time, or not at all, and today's children are deprived of the fun. Why? Because these series are "old". What a silly excuse!

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