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Up and Down (2004)

Horem pádem (original title)
The discovery of an abandoned child by two smugglers kicks into a gear a series of tragic, comic events.

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Cast

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Petr Forman ...
Martin Horecký
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Vera Horecká
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Frantisek Fikes
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Miluska
Jan Tríska ...
Professor Otakar Horecký
Ingrid Timková ...
Hana Svobodová
Kristýna Boková ...
Lenka Horecká (as Kristýna Liska-Boková)
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Eman
Marek Daniel ...
Lubos
Jan Budar ...
Milan
Zdenek Suchý ...
Goran
Jaroslav Dusek ...
Colonel
Martin Huba ...
Doctor
Hynek Schneider ...
Majitel Barazu
Jirina Trebická ...
Jeno Matka
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The discovery of an abandoned child by two smugglers kicks into a gear a series of tragic, comic events.

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A comedy that makes you cry. A drama that makes you laugh. See more »

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Comedy | Drama

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Rated R for language, sexual content and brief violence | See all certifications »
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16 September 2004 (Czech Republic)  »

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Box Office

Budget:

CZK 36,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$25,144 (USA) (25 February 2005)

Gross:

$244,105 (USA) (17 June 2005)
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Czech Republic's official submission to 77th Academy Award's Foreign Language in 2005. See more »

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Referenced in Vsechnopárty: Episode dated 23 November 2012 (2012) See more »

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Just another stupid Czech movie
25 March 2007 | by (Czech Republic) – See all my reviews

The director Jan Hrebejk tried to make a film in the style of "Magnolia" by PTA...But...Up and down is just a some kind of derivation of Magnolia for average viewers from Czech republic. The script by Peter Jarchovský is stupid, boring, full of vulgarisms and directing is stupid too.

By the way - Director of photography used very strange photo-filters (e.g. extremely yellow).

The good side of this movie is acting. All actors are very good, especially Jaroslav Dusek or Jiri Machacek

Up and down is a comedy, but it isn't any piece of humor in there. Up and down is a drama too, but without any dramatic scenes...

No Up..only down...Sorry, fans of Hrebejk...


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