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Princezna Helena
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Princ Václav
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král Dobromysl recený Veselý (as Bohumil Záhorský)
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král Jindrich
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Iks
Darek Vostrel ...
Ypsilon
Frantisek Dibarbora ...
Kat
Oldrich Dedek ...
Kokoska
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Chuva
Branislav Koren ...
Janek (as Bronislav Koren)
Ondrej Jariabek ...
voják Václav
Jozef Kuchár ...
voják Josef (as Josef Kuchár)
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Nápadník
Antonín Jedlicka ...
Nápadník
Bohuslav Kupsovsky ...
Dvoran (as Bohuslav Kupsovský)
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This is a witty and charming, Pop-Art fairytale featuring Czechoslovak popular cultural icons. Then-20-year-old composer Jan Hammer after the Soviet occupation of Czechoslovakia immigrated to the US where he continued composing. The female star Helena Vondrácková became the most applauded diva of the Czechoslovak official pop-music scene. In communist Czechoslovakia the talented filmmakers took refuge from politically problematic films in the genre of fairy-tales, which became extremely celebrated and well known in the Eastern block. Written by Gulsen Gecim

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Az őrülten szomorú hercegnő  »

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Rudolf Deyl was director's first choice for the part of king Dobromysl. However, Deyl suddenly died before shooting, and Bohus Záhorský was cast instead. See more »

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Referenced in Hvezdná párty: Episode #1.2 (2016) See more »

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Já uz to vím
Music by Jan Hammer
Lyrics by Ivo Fischer
Performed by Václav Neckár and Helena Vondrácková
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