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A nurse and her surgeon-lover are part of a resistance movement in 1940s Czechoslovakia. When they are discovered, her lover flees and she must find a place to hide. A patient whose life ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Anna Geislerová ...
Eliska / Hana
György Cserhalmi ...
Joza
Jaroslava Adamová ...
Lucka
Miroslav Donutil ...
Priest
Jaroslav Dusek ...
Teacher Tkác
Iva Bittová ...
Zena
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Richard
Jan Hrusínský ...
Slávek
Anna Vertelárová ...
Helenka
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Lipka
Ondrej Koval ...
Michal Kutina
Tatiana Vajdová ...
Anna Kutinová
Frantisek Velecký ...
Old Kutina
Viera Pavlíková ...
Old Kutinová
Juraj Hrcka ...
Vojta Juriga
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A nurse and her surgeon-lover are part of a resistance movement in 1940s Czechoslovakia. When they are discovered, her lover flees and she must find a place to hide. A patient whose life she saved, a man from a remote mountain village where time stopped 150 years ago, agrees to hide her as his wife. Written by da man

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Romance | Drama

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Rated R for violence and some sexual content | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

4 September 2003 (Czech Republic)  »

Also Known As:

Erotas sto Zelary  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$29,002 (USA) (17 September 2004)

Gross:

$329,723 (USA) (31 December 2004)
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Czech Republic's official submission to 76th Academy Award's Foreign Language in 2004. See more »

Goofs

When Hana and Joza go to visit his mother's grave she is wearing a different dress as they return home. See more »

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Featured in The 76th Annual Academy Awards (2004) See more »

Soundtracks

Zakázané ovoce
Lyrics by George Voskovec and Jan Werich
Music by Jaroslav Jezek
Performed by Ljuba Hermanová
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Everything "Cold Mountain" wanted to be but much better.
20 January 2004 | by (San Francisco) – See all my reviews

Following similar themes as "Cold Mountain" this official Oscar submission from the Czech Republic is a masterful war time drama with a great heart. Heart-breaking and warm, it carries those themes to a much richer conclusion than "Cold Mountain" was able to. if this film is not one of the Foreign Language film nominees then something is clearly amiss. See it!


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