7.5/10
326
5 user 7 critic

Romeo, Julie a tma (1960)

Pavel, a young student living in Prague in 1942, hides a Jewish girl in his apartment building's attic. Amidst the brutality of the occupying German army, love blossoms between the two. He ... See full summary »

Director:

Jirí Weiss

Writers:

Jan Otcenásek (novel), Jan Otcenásek (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
Reviews
1 win. See more awards »

Photos

Learn more

More Like This 

Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

An ambitious young accountant plots to wed a wealthy factory owner's daughter, despite falling in love with a married older woman.

Director: Jack Clayton
Stars: Laurence Harvey, Simone Signoret, Heather Sears
Lucia's Grace (2018)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

Lucia, a single mother, struggles to find the right balance between her teenage daughter, a complicated love story and her career as a geometer. Her professional future is compromised when ... See full summary »

Director: Gianni Zanasi
Stars: Alba Rohrwacher, Elio Germano, Giuseppe Battiston
Greedy Guts (2000)
Animation | Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

When a childless couple learn that they cannot have children, it causes great distress. To ease his wife's pain, the man finds a piece of root in the backyard and chops it and varnishes it into the shape of a child. However the woman takes the root as her baby and starts to pretend that it is real. When the root takes life they seem to have gained a child; but its appetite is much greater than a ... See full summary »

Director: Jan Svankmajer
Stars: Veronika Zilková, Jan Hartl, Jaroslava Kretschmerová
The Ear (1970)
Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

Husband (senior ministry official) and wife find their house is riddled with listening devices put there by his own ministry. A harrowing night follows (reminiscent of 'Who's Afraid Of ... See full summary »

Director: Karel Kachyna
Stars: Jirina Bohdalová, Radoslav Brzobohatý, Gustav Opocenský
Drama | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  

The story of High school in Czechoslovakia during occupation by Nazi Germany, where three students are arrested by Gestapo.

Director: Jirí Krejcík
Stars: Frantisek Smolík, Jana Brejchová, Ivan Mistrík
Cremator (1969)
Comedy | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

Set in World War II, a demented cremator believes cremation relieves earthly suffering and sets out to save the world.

Director: Juraj Herz
Stars: Rudolf Hrusínský, Vlasta Chramostová, Jana Stehnová
Animation | Adventure | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

An evil millionaire named Artigas plans to use a super-explosive device to conquer the world from his headquarters inside an enormous volcano.

Director: Karel Zeman
Stars: Lubor Tokos, Arnost Navrátil, Miroslav Holub
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

Jarda Lukás (Jan Kacer), a worker from a big machine-tool plant, enjoyed a rather decent career after the Communist putsch in February 1948. As one of the pioneers of the youth-movement of ... See full summary »

Director: Evald Schorm
Stars: Jana Brejchová, Jan Kacer, Jirina Jirásková
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

About gentle, tender and proud love of Asya, a lame woman, and the driver Stepan who is a good-for-nothing person.

Director: Andrey Konchalovskiy
Stars: Iya Savvina, Lyubov Sokolova, Aleksandr Surin
Sodrásban (1964)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

A hot summer day six young men and two young women meet at the beach beside a deep river. After a while they go for a swim. At a point where the river is 8 meters deep, one of the boys gets... See full summary »

Director: István Gaál
Stars: Andrea Drahota, Marianna Moór, Istvánné Zsipi
Crime | Drama | Film-Noir
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Fed up with the inhumane prison living conditions, a general prison riot breaks out, leading to hostage-taking, a stand-off with the guards and eventual negotiations with the prison administration officials.

Director: Don Siegel
Stars: Neville Brand, Emile Meyer, Frank Faylen
Action | Drama | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

The assasination of Heydrich in Prague during WWII.

Director: Jirí Sequens
Stars: Radoslav Brzobohatý, Rudolf Jelínek, Ladislav Mrkvicka
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Ivan Mistrík ... Pavel
Daniela Smutná ... Hanka
Jirina Sejbalová ... Pavel's Mother
Frantisek Smolík ... Grandfather
Blanka Bohdanová ... Kubiasová
Eva Mrázová ... Alena
Karla Chadimová Karla Chadimová ... Josefka
Miroslav Svoboda Miroslav Svoboda ... Würm
Karla Svobodová ... Marticka Würmová (as Karlicka Svobodová)
Vladimír Ráz ... Class Master
Milos Nedbal ... Headmaster
Anna Melísková Anna Melísková ... Kubrychtová
Václav Lohniský ... Railwayman
Josef Kozak Josef Kozak ... Janitor
Ladislav Kazda ... Melicar
Edit

Storyline

Pavel, a young student living in Prague in 1942, hides a Jewish girl in his apartment building's attic. Amidst the brutality of the occupying German army, love blossoms between the two. He is her only link to the outside world. Then the two are discovered by Pavel's mother, who forces the residents of the apartment building to decide whether Hana can remain. Written by Fiona Kelleghan <fkelleghan@aol.com>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Drama | Romance | War

Certificate:

See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Czechoslovakia

Language:

Czech

Release Date:

15 April 1960 (Czechoslovakia) See more »

Also Known As:

Romeo, Juliet and Darkness See more »

Company Credits

Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono
See full technical specs »
Edit

Did You Know?

Connections

Referenced in You're a Big Boy Now (1966) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
World War 2 love story and psychological drama.
9 March 2002 | by ebbets-fieldSee all my reviews

A love story, wartime thriller, and social commentary set during the Nazi occupation of Czechoslovakia. Artfully shot in black and white, and undergirded by a strong musical track, it explores the risks of sheltering a Jewish fugitive whose a life might be saved (or might not), but where the lives of many bystanders are thereby put in peril.

Fritz Lang's earlier US-made "Hangmen Also Die" dealt with the same historical event (the assassination of occupation head Gen. Heydrich), but his was a more kinetic and extroverted treatment compared to Weiss' more personal, introspective, and poetic view. In a sense, this is the Anne Frank story moved from Amsterdam to Prague.


11 of 13 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 5 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page

Stream Trending Movies With Prime Video

Enjoy a night in with these popular movies available to stream now with Prime Video.

Start your free trial



Recently Viewed