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Inspiration (1949)

Inspirace (original title)
An artist takes inspiration from the rain outside.

Director:

Karel Zeman

Writer:

Karel Zeman

Star:

Karel Zeman
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An artist takes inspiration from the rain outside.

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Country:

Czechoslovakia

Language:

Czech

Release Date:

4 September 2005 (France) See more »

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Assume imagination
8 July 2019 | by mrdonleoneSee all my reviews

In all its beauty, Inspiration lacks to have a clear story to inspire; still, it manages to keep things up to date. Glassy imagination, keeps the dreamers among us going for quite some wet nights after seeing this one.


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