7.5/10
1,854
12 user 40 critic

Czech Dream (2004)

Ceský sen (original title)
Two students from the Czech Film Academy commission a leading advertising agency to organize a huge campaign for the opening of a new supermarket named Czech Dream. The supermarket however ... See full summary »

Watch Now

From $1.99 (SD) on Amazon Video

7 wins & 2 nominations. See more awards »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Kolya (1996)
Comedy | Drama | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

Franta Louka is a concert cellist in Soviet-occupied Czechoslovakia, a confirmed bachelor and a lady's man. Having lost his place in the state orchestra, he must make ends meet by playing ... See full summary »

Director: Jan Sverák
Stars: Zdenek Sverák, Andrey Khalimon, Libuse Safránková
Comedy | Romance | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

A factory manager in rural Czechoslovakia bargains with the army to send men to the area, to boost the morale of his young female workers, deprived of male company since the local boys have... See full summary »

Director: Milos Forman
Stars: Hana Brejchová, Vladimír Pucholt, Vladimír Mensík
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

The volunteer fire department in a small town is having a big party when the ex-boss of the department celebrates his 86th birthday. The whole town is invited but things don't go as planned... See full summary »

Director: Milos Forman
Stars: Jan Vostrcil, Josef Sebánek, Josef Valnoha
Lemonade Joe (1964)
Adventure | Comedy | Musical
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

Straight shooting Lemonade Joe cleans up Stetson City, in this musical parody of early Westerns, after shooting the pants off villain Old Pistol. Joe's endorsement of Kolaloka (Crazy Cola) ... See full summary »

Director: Oldrich Lipský
Stars: Karel Fiala, Rudolf Deyl, Milos Kopecký
Animation | Fantasy | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

The story of the Pied Piper of Hamelin with a twist.

Director: Jirí Barta
Stars: Oldrich Kaiser, Jirí Lábus, Michal Pavlícek
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  

A comedy concerning a down on his luck bookshop owner with a penchant for women who decides to make some money by pretending to be a waiter and collecting cash from unsuspecting diners.

Director: Ladislav Smoljak
Stars: Josef Abrhám, Libuse Safránková, Daniela Bakerová
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  

Comedy about the people who inhabit a small town. For years the overbearing Pavek has endured Otik, the "town idiot," sharing his meals and the front seat of their dump truck. But Otik is ... See full summary »

Director: Jirí Menzel
Stars: János Bán, Marián Labuda, Rudolf Hrusínský
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

Six outwardly average individuals have elaborate fetishes they indulge with surreptitious care. A mousy letter carrier makes dough balls she grotesquely ingests before bed. A shop clerk ... See full summary »

Director: Jan Svankmajer
Stars: Petr Meissel, Gabriela Wilhelmová, Barbora Hrzánová
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

An old man is wandering round a badly signposted and as yet mostly under construction Prague housing estate looking for the high rise block into which he is supposed to be moving with his ... See full summary »

Director: Vera Chytilová
Stars: Lukás Bech, Antonín Vanha, Eva Kacírková
Cosy Dens (1999)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  

Two families, Sebkovi and Krausovi, are celebrating christmas, but not everyone is in a good mood. Teenage kids think their fathers are totaly stupid, fathers are sure their children are ... See full summary »

Director: Jan Hrebejk
Stars: Michael Beran, Miroslav Donutil, Simona Stasová
The Cremator (1969)
Comedy | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

Follows a demented cremator during the brink of WWII, who believes cremation relieves earthly suffering and sets out to save the world.

Director: Juraj Herz
Stars: Rudolf Hrusínský, Vlasta Chramostová, Jana Stehnová
Documentary | Comedy | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

Morgan Spurlock tours the Middle East to discuss the war on terror with Arabic people.

Director: Morgan Spurlock
Stars: Morgan Spurlock, George Bush, Dick Cheney
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
Varhan Orchestrovich Bauer ...
Himself
Jaromír Kalina ...
Himself
...
Himself
Martin Prikryl ...
Himself
...
Himself
Eva Williams ...
Herself
Edit

Storyline

Two students from the Czech Film Academy commission a leading advertising agency to organize a huge campaign for the opening of a new supermarket named Czech Dream. The supermarket however does not exist and is not meant to. The advertising campaign includes radio and television ads, posters, flyers with photos of fake Czech Dream products, a promotional song, an internet site, and ads in newspapers and magazines. Will people believe in it and show up for the grand opening? Written by Anonymous

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis


Certificate:

See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

15 June 2007 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Ceský sen - Der tschechische Traum  »

Filming Locations:


Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$3,887 (USA) (15 June 2007)

Gross:

$17,393 (USA) (28 September 2007)
 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (TV)

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Connections

Followed by Czech Peace (2010) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Great fun, about mass media influence on people
5 October 2004 | by (Delft, the Netherlands) – See all my reviews

A lot of czechs actually became angry at the makers of this movie, they felt betrayed, but it also shows very well how new western style economies can be vulnerable and that appearances rule our lives.

See for yourself how consumers allow themselves to be fooled by 'the big companies' I am not necessarily an anti-globalist or anything, some of the big companies have actually made goods more accessible for everyone, but a large number of us should be more aware of the effect the media have on us.

Other than that the movie is just fun to watch and quite funny at many points.

nice one guys! at'zije konzument

Bas zNizozemi


30 of 39 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
exploitive waste of time kf440
Did they get really beaten up? Tristan!-2
'Take it to Habesh'? Anna_Screengazer
Cesky Sen: Czech Dream (or nightmare?) praguelodyte
Does anybody else find the film a little 'staged'? claire_e_griffiths
'English' song edlk
Discuss Czech Dream (2004) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page