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Babí léto (2001)

Terminal prankster Frantisek Hána refuses to grow up and take certain responsibilities, despite his wife Emilie's constant badgering to do so. Even faced with his own looming death and an ... See full summary »

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Frantisek Hána
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Emílie Hánová
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Eda
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Jára Hána
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Králová
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Estate agent
Zita Kabátová ...
Maruska Grulichová
Katerina Pindejová ...
Judge
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Vondrácek
Juraj Johanides ...
Dr. Rysavý
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Erna
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Marcela
Magdalena Sidonová ...
Marcela
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Hlavatý
Martin Sitta ...
Král
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Terminal prankster Frantisek Hána refuses to grow up and take certain responsibilities, despite his wife Emilie's constant badgering to do so. Even faced with his own looming death and an ungrateful son who wants to whisk his parents off to the old folks' home, Frantisek's wit won't quit as he vies to live until he dies. Written by Anonymous

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A comedy for the ages.

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Comedy | Drama | Family

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Rated PG-13 for language | See all certifications »
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27 September 2001 (Czech Republic)  »

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Autumn Spring  »

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$10,046 (USA) (22 August 2003)

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$67,296 (USA) (14 November 2003)
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1.66 : 1
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[first lines]
Frantisek Hána: [upon visiting a mansion] Very shabby.
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Crazy Credits

A matter of seconds after the credits start, a new scene is shown as the credits roll over them. The theme of the movie is restated with powerful imagery. (As viewed with the DVD distributed in North America.) See more »

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Featured in Usmevy: Usmevy Vlastimila Brodského (2002) See more »

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Film for people who don't fear thinking about things in life...
13 February 2004 | by (Czech republic) – See all my reviews

As a Czech I am very pleased when I read these comments here. I am absolutely sure that this film is great. And what you maybe don't know is that story was specially written for Mr. Brodský. The man you can see is him and his typical attitude - to live and to resist death. He was one of great actors and we are very lucky that we he has made so many beautiful films during his life. You are lucky you could see at least one of them. Enjoy.


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