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Thomas and the Falcon King (2000)

Král sokolu (original title)
A historical co-production with fairy tale elements. It concentrates on Tomás (Brano Holícek), a 14-year-old boy who lives beneath the castle of the powerful Lord Balador (Juraj Kukura). ... See full summary »

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Brano Holícek ...
Tomás
Juraj Kukura ...
Balador
Klára Jandová ...
Formina
Waldemar Kownacki ...
Vagan
Jirí Langmajer ...
Iver
Manuel Bonnet ...
Donát
Marta Sládecková ...
Katarína
Jaroslav Zvásta ...
Ostrik
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Zofia
Sándor Téri ...
Gustáv
Andrej Mojzis ...
Metodej
Lubo Kostelný ...
Vincko
Ludovít Cittel ...
Zubor
Lucia Baráthová ...
Agáta
Vladimír Jedlovsky ...
Father
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A historical co-production with fairy tale elements. It concentrates on Tomás (Brano Holícek), a 14-year-old boy who lives beneath the castle of the powerful Lord Balador (Juraj Kukura). The boy is able to communicate with animals, and he tries to obtain the royal falcon - a symbol of freedom and faith. He also falls in love with Balador's daughter Formina (Klára Jandová), a girl who is to be married off against her will. Written by Czech film center

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9 March 2000 (Czech Republic)  »

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Wholesome family entertainment set in the middle ages.
26 March 2004 | by (Norfolk, England) – See all my reviews

"Thomas the Falconer" is a nice family movie about a boy (Brano Holicek), a falcon, a prince, a princess and a nasty man who gets his come-uppance. It's gloriously filmed in the mountains of Slovakia. The DVD mastering is not quite up to Hollywood standards but not too bad. There are English subtitles. The movie itself is much better than many a Hollywood production being free of tat and razzmatazz.


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