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Something Like Happiness (2005)
"Stestí" (original title)

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Tatiana Vilhelmová ...
Monika
Pavel Liska ...
Toník
Anna Geislerová ...
Dasha
Marek Daniel ...
Jára
Zuzana Krónerová ...
Teta
Simona Stasová ...
Soucková
Bolek Polívka ...
Soucek
Martin Huba ...
Tati
David Dolnik ...
Jiri
Marie Ludvíková ...
Heli
Vanda Hybnerová ...
Zenuska
Lucie Vackárová ...
Milenka
Josef Polásek ...
Kolotocár
Hanus Bor ...
Lekár
Roman Zach
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Three young adults in Most sort out feelings and responsibilities: Monika's boyfriend has left for the States, her mother wants her to join him there, and if the invitation does come, what should she do? Toník is a nice guy, his love for Moni is unrequited. He's trying to rebuild his family's crumbling house; a nearby factory has made an offer to buy the land. With Moni, he watches out for the two young sons of Dasha, their friend who's in a hopeless long-term affair with a married man: Dasha is at once unstable, unrealistic, neglectful of her boys, and cruel to those who help. For whom is this something like happiness? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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Definitely not a "comedy"...
26 September 2005 | by (Czech Republic) – See all my reviews

...as it's indicated in movie info. Better genre description is "bitter-sweet comedy".... This movie is pretty sad look into life of poor people from industrial part of Czech. It's about life which most of us wouldn't like to live, but all of us should realize, that a lot of people live their lives that way. After you see this movie, you will realize how perfect life you live, how hard life some people live and how much should we be thankful for every day we live. What is most neighbourly in this movie, is that characters in are not described as embittered people without buoyancy, but as people who enjoy every day and every little joy as it comes...


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