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 »
In the former Czechoslovakia, 1950s, police captain Hakl investigates a jewelery robbery. An opened safe deposit leads to a known burglar. What seems an easy case soon starts to tangle. ... See full summary »
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 ... See full summary »
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 »
Robert works for a travel agency and helps to arrange scenes from the everyday lives of "ordinary" Czech families as an attraction for Japanese tourists. He also works as a kind of ... See full summary »
Another lovely film by Zelenka, filled with quirky jokes and a sad kind of charm. I watched the film in the International Film Festival Rotterdam 2006 and left the cinema knowing I experienced something exceptional. The English title is Wrong Side Up. This movie is a little less underground than Year of the Devil (Rok Dabla), it starts out like a romantic comedy, but the intricate sidelines expose many little parts of other people's lives, so it results in a big story about longing. Longing for love, friendship and the complications that follow typical tendencies and excesses. The ending is bittersweet like the film itself, which is completely set against the background of Prague in early summer. I absolutely recommend it!
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