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Zítra vstanu a oparím se cajem (1977)

Jan is a decent, boring man, living a decent, boring life as a rocket designer. When his adventurous twin brother dies in a breakfast accident, Jan decides to impersonate him, unwittingly becoming a part of a Nazi time travel conspiracy.

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Jan Bures / Karel Bures
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Klaus Abard
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Rolf Kraus
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Ing. Bauer
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Shirley White
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Patrick White
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Helena
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Kroupová
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Eva
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Markéta Nolová
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Rousek
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Robert Nol
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Dr. Kryl
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Former Nazi Klaus Abard survives to the 1990s by taking anti-aging pills. He plans to use a time travel trip to return to Germany in 1944 and present Hitler with a hydrogen bomb, so that he can win the war. Unfortunately the pilot, woman-chasing Karel Bures, dies on the morning of the trip and his earnest twin brother Jan impersonates him, without knowing about the plot. The plot goes wrong when they lose the bomb and land near Hitler's bunker in 1941, at a time that the Nazis sense victory. Bures, with two of the plotters, escape capture by the Nazis and make it back to the time machine. Bures programs the machine to return one day before they left, because he figures he can then save his brother and foil the plot. Written by Will Gilbert

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Huomenna herään ja tee läikkyy  »

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Klaus Abard: My führer, I can explain. That young man over there
[points at a young SS officer]
Klaus Abard: is me.
Adolf Hitler: Ah-ha.
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An unforgettable gem
14 December 2004 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Like most of the other commentators here I saw this film as part of a BBC2 foreign film season in I think the very early 80s. I vaguely remember the next two in the series but this one has stuck in my mind ever since and I would dearly love to see it again. I've lost count of the number of times I've tried to describe it to friends! Twins (one dominated by the other), unrequited love, time travel, all good comedic potential - but add in Hitler and make sure that no element is overplayed and you have something quite unusual. The interplay between the twins in particular is beautifully handled. A touch of Groundhog Day, a touch of Back to the Future, a touch of Blackadder - sheer genius. Do you think that anyone will ever show it on TV again?


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