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The Ride (1994)

Jízda (original title)
Two guys bought a car and travelled through the country untill they met a lonely girl on the road. So they begin to travel together having so much fun. And there is another guy who has a ... See full summary »

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Jan Sverák
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Cast

Credited cast:
Anna Geislerová ... Anna
Radek Pastrnák ... Radek
Filip Renc ... Honzik
Jakub Spalek ... Franta
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Storyline

Two guys bought a car and travelled through the country untill they met a lonely girl on the road. So they begin to travel together having so much fun. And there is another guy who has a better car and who is looking for the girl because he is her lover, he is her first one. What is going on inside of this girl? Nobody knows, until the end. Written by Max Volovik <dimaa@worldnet.att.net>

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

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Country:

Czech Republic

Language:

Czech

Release Date:

13 September 1994 (Czech Republic) See more »

Also Known As:

The Ride See more »

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Budget:

$30,000 (estimated)
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Production Co:

Luxor See more »
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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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Trivia

Strangely for a "Road Movie", neither of the three main actors could drive before the film was made. See more »

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Referenced in Hviezdna párty: Episode #1.8 (2017) See more »

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Holiday atmosphere with a memorable ending
13 November 1998 | by Martinek-2See all my reviews

Jizda, has Anna ( played by the beautiful and talented Anna Geiserova ) hitchhiking in some of the most beautiful countryside Central Europe has to offer. She is picked up by Honza and Radek two friends who have recently acquired a beaten up old car which they CUSTOMIZE themselves, the result is a head-turning cabriolet. The aire libre feel of the car gives the director full licence to capture the passing countryside and quaint villages and towns. This film is visually a real gem. It has a FRENCH GENRE feel with odd moments such as Anna stopping at the side of the road to have a pee, a fact which she makes no attempt to hide. Long periods of silence are a perfect match for the greenery and the rustic/disrepaired buildings. During one stop we discover that Anna is the object of desire not only of the men she travels with but of a man in a sporty car.........a memorable ending follows


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