A comedy concerning a down on his luck bookshop owner with a penchant for women who decides to make some money by pretending to be a waiter and collecting cash from unsuspecting diners.
Did You Know?
According to screenwriter Zdenek Sverák
, he originally offered this script to director Jirí Menzel
, who refused. Later, after first screening of the completed film, Menzel paid tribute to director Ladislav Smoljak
when he said "I'd never made it so nicely." See more
Referenced in Velká filmová loupez
Music by Jaroslav Uhlír
Lyrics by Zdenek Sverák
Performed by Jirí Schellinger See more