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A poor student must rescue an ailing princess from the castle of an evil magician, who's preparing a rejuvenating elixir from the stolen hearts of nine children.

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Juraj Herz
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Ondrej Pavelka ... Martin
Anna Malová Anna Malová ... Toncka (as Anna Málová)
Julie Juristová ... Adriena
Josef Kemr ... Toncka's Father
Juraj Kukura ... Aldobrandini
Frantisek Filipovský ... Clown
Premysl Kocí Premysl Kocí ... King
Josef Somr ... Army General
Lubomír Cerník Lubomír Cerník
Václav Lohniský ... Innkeeper
Jan Preucil ... Aldobrandini`s Helper
Augustín Kubán Augustín Kubán ... (as Augustýn Kubán)
Karel Effa ... Chamberlain
Ruzena Rudnická Ruzena Rudnická ... Queen
Vladimir Jedenáctik Vladimir Jedenáctik
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Storyline

Martin, a poor student, volunteers to go on a quest to find a cure for the princess Adriana, who is stricken with a strange illness. Unknown to Martin or anyone else, the princess is actually under the spell of the powerful magician Andlobrandini, who is preparing a rejuvenating elixir made from the blood of nine children's hearts.

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Genres:

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Country:

Czechoslovakia

Language:

Czech

Release Date:

1 April 1979 (Czechoslovakia) See more »

Also Known As:

The Ninth Heart See more »

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Color:

Color
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