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Higher Principle (1960)

Vyssí princip (original title)
The story of High school in Czechoslovakia during occupation by Nazi Germany, where three students are arrested by Gestapo.

Director:

Jirí Krejcík

Writers:

Jan Drda (screenplay), Jan Drda (story) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Frantisek Smolík ... Profesor Malek
Jana Brejchová ... Jana Skálová
Ivan Mistrík ... Vlastik Rysánek
Alexander Postler ... Karel Moucka
Jan Smíd Jan Smíd ... Frantik Havelka
Petr Kostka ... Honza Horák
Bohus Záhorský ... Redítel
Radovan Lukavský ... profesor Vondrácek
Gustav Hilmar Gustav Hilmar ... cestinár Vandas
Václav Lohniský ... Professor Richter
Marie Vásová ... Rysánková
Otomar Krejca ... advokát Dr. Skála
Hannjo Hasse ... vrchní komisar Worlitzek
Frantisek Palka Frantisek Palka ... gestapák Wolf
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Stefan Bulejko Stefan Bulejko ... Dustojník
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The story of High school in Czechoslovakia during occupation by Nazi Germany, where three students are arrested by Gestapo.

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Genres:

Drama | War

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Country:

Czechoslovakia

Language:

Czech | German

Release Date:

23 November 1960 (Czechoslovakia) See more »

Also Known As:

Das höhere Prinzip See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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The World War II drama that you must see!
24 May 2003 | by honza-tesaSee all my reviews

We are in Czechoslovakia during the World War II. The situation is very bad. Because of the assassination of Reinhard Heydrich, the Nazis are killing innocent people for least reasons. A few students from high school are going to be executed for a stupid little joke. Maybe their professor could head off it...

Strong movie made by Jiri Krejcik - the living classic of Czech film is the steady-state value of cinematography. After the end of this movie, you are gonna think about it at least for two weeks. I guarantee!


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