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This movie tells a story of the dark side of communism, corruption in everyday life through the eyes of an ordinary man working as a new engineer in a factory.

Director:

Tomás Vorel

Writers:

Lumír Tucek (story), Lumír Tucek
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Cast

Credited cast:
Jan Slovák Jan Slovák ... Mirek
Lucie Zednícková ... Kote
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Simon Caban Simon Caban ... DJ Arnostek
Petr Ctvrtnícek ... Glosner's Son
Jaroslav Dusek ... Karel Smíd
Jan Foll Jan Foll
Eva Holubová ... Liduska
Jirí Kratochvil Jirí Kratochvil
Jana Kusiaková Jana Kusiaková ... Female employee
Ales Najbrt Ales Najbrt
Monika Seligová Monika Seligová ... Helenka
Jana Tucková Jana Tucková ... Zdena
Zdenek Vronský Zdenek Vronský
David Vávra David Vávra ... Barman
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This movie tells a story of the dark side of communism, corruption in everyday life through the eyes of an ordinary man working as a new engineer in a factory.

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Genres:

Comedy | Musical

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Country:

Czechoslovakia

Language:

Czech

Release Date:

1 February 1991 (Czechoslovakia) See more »

Also Known As:

The Smoke See more »

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Great comedy on late socialism
18 June 2001 | by dtomekSee all my reviews

Mirek has graduated from engineering and comes to his first job. It is late 80ies in the Czechoslovakia. Mirek learns the merciless truth about the deteriorating factory and its unbelievable stuff. This movie features the unique humor of the Sklep theatre. Includes some wonderful songs.


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