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Those Wonderful Movie Cranks (1979)

Bájecní muzi s klikou (original title)
Returning home to Prague, the magician Pasparte (Rudolf Hrusínský), an owner of a circus caravan, meets his dying colleague who entrusts his beautiful daughter Aloisie (Hana Buresová) to ... See full summary »

Director:

Jirí Menzel
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Rudolf Hrusínský ... kouzelnik Vilém Pasparte
Vlasta Fabiánová ... Emílie Kolárová-Mladá
Blazena Holisová ... vdova Evzenie Slavíková
Vladimír Mensík ... kabaretiér Jára Slapeta
Jirí Menzel ... fotograf Jakub Kolenatý
Hana Buresová ... Paspartova schovanka Aloisie
Jaromíra Mílová Jaromíra Mílová ... Pepicka, Paspartova dcera
Josef Kemr ... Benjamín Furore, Aloisiin otec
Oldrich Vlcek Oldrich Vlcek ... Berousek
Josef Somr ... úredník
Vladimír Huber Vladimír Huber ... sluha Hynek
Marie Rosulková ... Dáma na ozivié fotografii
Jirina Steimarová Jirina Steimarová ... Babicka
Ludvík Hradilek Ludvík Hradilek ... mladík Fric
Miloslav Stibich Miloslav Stibich ... mehaník René Tuhácek
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Storyline

Returning home to Prague, the magician Pasparte (Rudolf Hrusínský), an owner of a circus caravan, meets his dying colleague who entrusts his beautiful daughter Aloisie (Hana Buresová) to his care. In Prague they all take up their lodgings at the house At Blue Fish in which they intend to arrange the programs. The firm is owned by widow Evzenie (Blazena Holisová) with whom Pasparte shares flat and bed. Evzenie is jealous of Aloisie therefore Pasparte sends Aloisie as a housewife to the single man Jakub Kolenatý (Jirí Menzel) who earns his living by photographing and wants to record the revived pictures of Prague. Pasparte wants to found in Prague the first permanent Czech movie theatre in which there would be projected also the original Czech films. Written by NFA.cz

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Comedy | Drama | History

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Trivia

Czechoslovakia's official submission to 52nd Academy Award's Foreign Language in 1980. See more »

Connections

Edited into Ten Minutes Older: The Cello (2002) See more »

Soundtracks

Amálka je ráda
Music by Jirí Sust
Lyrics by Jirí Sust
Performed by Vladimír Mensík
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Country:

Czechoslovakia

Language:

Czech

Release Date:

1 August 1979 (Czechoslovakia) See more »

Also Known As:

Those Wonderful Men with a Crank See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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